Make sure automated machinery is programmed and running properly.
Operates automatic presses to cure rubber V-belts: Hoists uncured belts from storage rack arm, using lifting device and slides belts over collapsible curing drum. Aligns belts in individual V-shaped rings of drum, and pushes button to expand first drum segment. Realigns belts in rings and expands last segment. Brushes soap solution on air bag of drum-curing retainer and pushes button to insert loaded drum into retainer. Observes gauges and adjusts pressure and temperature valves and regulator arms to maintain specified curing conditions. Slides carrying device under belts where segments automatically break down when drum slides from retainer after cure. Forces carrying device between belts and stationary segment of drum to break belts loose. Lifts cured belts and slides belts onto rack arm. Changes drums and retainers, using hoist and handtools.