Edge Glue Machine Tender

Tend machines that press glue-coated edges of veneer strips together.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Edge Glue Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that automatically presses glue-coated edges of veneer strips together to form continuous sheet and clips sheets to specified widths: Turns dials and pushes levers to adjust tension of pressure rollers and speed of feed belts. Sets trip lever on clipping unit of machine for width of veneer sheets to be produced, using wrench. Depresses pedal and moves lever that controls conveyor and lift platform to position stack of veneer for feeding into machine. Starts machine. Removes veneer strips from stack and feeds them into machine. Observes pressure gauges and gluing process, and readjusts roller tension if necessary. Removes unglued, torn, or otherwise defective strips for reprocessing or disposal.

Should I be an Edge Glue Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Edge Gluer

    How to Become an
    Edge Glue Machine Tender

    Most Edge Glue Machine Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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