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8.6 Glue Spreader - Stationary Over Pass

NOTE: This standard is designed for a bench-mounted powered roller-and-dresser type spreader. The materials are passed over the turning roller, rather than the roller being passed over the joint or material. Materials are generally moved directly to a press for assembly.


  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Tool/Machine Manufacturer's safety rules and guidelines are followed.
  • Proper stance and hand position are demonstrated.
  • Spot check results following the operation.
  • Operator clears machine and cleans work area after use.
  • Required OSHA approved personal protective equipment is worn.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedure is in place and followed.
  • Process in completed in a timely manner.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Level 1

Performance Standard -
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and proper use of all machine specific controls.
  • Verifies sufficient adhesive supply in reservoir.
  • Ensures paths of in-feed and out-feed have no obstructions to material and operator.

Level 2

Performance Standard -
  • Powers up machine and verifies proper operating temperature has been reached.
  • Selects and installs proper adhesive for given task and material.
  • Verifies roller action is free and clear of obstructions, built-up adhesive, etc.
  • Sets dresser create even, consistent adhesive flow.
  • Prepares in-feed staging area for given material/process.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.

8.6.1 - Apply adhesive

Level 1

Given prepared materials and a glue spreader ready to work, apply adhesive to meet project or company standards.
Performance Standard -
  • Maintains sequence of prepared materials throughout process
  • Applies adhesive to edge(s) as appropriate by passing over glue speader roller
  • Ensures adequate, accurate, and complete adhesive coverage
  • Produces parts which exhibit acceptable glue line with minimal glue residue.
  • Identifies basic material and processing defects

Level 2

Given sized material, sequence pieces for color and grain match, set up machine and apply adhesive to specifications.
Performance Standard -
  • Loads and/or adjusts machine for given material.
  • Prepares glue-up sets to meet project or company standards.
  • Corrects basic processing defects.
  • Powers down and cleans machine in accordance with machine manual.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.