Cylinder Press Feeder

Feed blanks or partly printed sheets into cylinder presses.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cylinder Press Feeders do?

Feeds blank or partly printed sheets into cylinder press by hand or stacks paper in automatic feeding device: Places pile of paper on feedboard of press and starts press. Lifts and feeds single sheets against feed guides at each rotation of cylinder to manually feed press; or turns setscrews to set side guide, suction feed grippers, and feeding wheels, and stacks paper in elevator of automatically fed press. Removes and stacks printed sheets from discharge board. May assist CYLINDER-PRESS OPERATOR in making press ready. May be designated according to type of cylinder press fed as Lithographic-Press Feeder; Pony-Cylinder-Press Feeder. May record production as indicated by counter on machine.

Should I be a Cylinder Press Feeder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Pony-Cylinder-Press Feeder

    How to become a Cylinder Press Feeder

    Most Cylinder Press Feeders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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