Profession paper cutter operator
Paper cutter operators tend a machine that cuts paper to the desired size and shape. Paper cutters may also cut and perforate other materials that come in sheets, such as metal foil.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Types of paper
The different criteria used to determine differences in paper types such as coarseness and thickness, and the different fabrication methods and wood types from which the types of paper stem.
- Sizes of paper
Different kinds of paper sizes such as folio, quarto, octavo, and sixteen-mo. Each type indicates how many times the paper has to be folded. While these are older, they are nowadays connected with ISO standards such as the A paper sizes.
- Adjust properties of cut
Adjust cut sizes and depths of cutting tools. Adjust heights of worktables and machine-arms.
- Adjust paper cutter
Turn hand screws on the paper cutter to tighten the paper guide, which holds sheets, stamps, and labels in position.
- Keep sheet records
Record numbers of a specific sheet cut sequence by placing serial numbers on stock cut and issued revenue stamps.
- Cut page edges
Fit the cutting template, set the guillotine, load pages and trim the edges to obtain the desired shape while keeping production quality and quantity.
- Operate paper cutter
Operate paper cutter machines used for cutting, creasing, perforating, and engraving single sheets of paper. Put a stack of paper against the knife blade, flatten the stack of paper, and adjust controls to make a certain cut.
- Lift stacks of paper
Raise and replenish heaps of sheets, pages, covers on the machine table to align edges and feed the machine input.
- Prevent paper jams
Overlook the insertion and output of finished products in order to prevent paper jams.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.