2-14. OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR GROMMET PRESS - continued.
Operating the Grommet Press.
After the grommet press has been prepared for operation including installation of the appropriate die
and chuck and snap fastener parts, proceed as follows to operate the grommet press.
Place the material or cloth over the die and under the chuck with the snap fastener parts in them.
The hole or holes in the material should coincide exactly with the hole or holes in the snap
fastener parts. Position the hole in the material over the center of the washer or over the stem of
the post for the male portions of the snap fastener sets. Be sure to keep the hand lever all the
way up whenever inserting material in the grommet press.
Depress the hand lever firmly to apply pressure to attach the snap fastener parts to the material
Removal of Material, Chuck and Die.
To remove material, raise the hand lever, and remove the material (with snap fastener parts)
from the grommet press.
Remove the chuck by loosening the setscrew in the plunger, and lifting the chuck from the
plunger. Tighten the setscrew securely.
Remove the die by loosening the setscrew in the lower part of the grommet press, and lift the die
from the grommet press. Tighten the setscrew securely.