Tinning Machine Set Up Operator

Operate machines to fold metal edging to the end of calender pictures.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tinning Machine Set Up Operators do?

Sets up and operates automatic machine to fold and clamp metal edging to ends of calender pictures and staples calender to picture: Moves lever to shift gears that adjust speed of feed mechanism. Adjusts metal-forming heads, using hex-head wrench. Turns handcrank to adjust mechanism that inserts hanger loop as metal strip is clamped to top of sheet. Turns handcrank to set cutter that cuts metal strips between sheets after bottom of sheet has been tinned. Manually sets microswitch that activates spray to apply strip of glue that holds calender for stitching. Sets head and side guides of stitcher that staples calender to sheet. Places rolls of metal stripping onto machine, places reel of wire onto stitching device, and pours glue into reservoir. Places stacks of pictures and calenders onto feed tables. Presses button to start machine. Monitors operation of machine, clears jams, and replenishes supplies.

Should I be a Tinning Machine Set Up Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Tinning Machine Set-Up Operator

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    Tinning Machine Set Up Operator

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