Stimpson Model 479 is a hand fed grommet machine. It is ideal where production space is limited. Extremely versatile, the Model 479's components are quickly interchangeable and the machine can be used to set Stimpson brand grommets. The quality of its setting is equal to that of much larger automatic machines. This grommet machine is used in all industries from the textiles industry to the marine industry. Stimpson grommet machines are American made. Stimpson is one of the most well known names in grommeting industry for quality and durability. The Stimpson 479 grommet machine is a foot operated machine. Simply place a grommet into the machine, step on the foot pedal and in one motion you cut the hole and set the grommet.