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  • 1) Tends machines that wind, shape, or finish coiled and flat springs or wire forms to specifications: Positions metal or wire blanks or coiled spring on jig press.

  • 2) Depresses pedal to lower shaping die that stamps out spring forms, or crimps, hooks, or loops ends of coiled springs.

  • 3) Presses and turns spring ends against rotating abrasive wheel to remove burs.

  • 4) Drills and taps holes in flat springs, using single-spindle drill press.

  • 5) Feeds wire through guides and onto mandrel of lathe-type automatic coil-winding machine that coils series of springs on mandrel.

  • 6) Cuts lead-in wire, using handcutters, and removes mandrel.

  • 7) Slides loop of flat metal stock over arbor of power-driven spring winder and starts machine to wind metal around arbor to form coiled-flat springs.

  • 8) Places retaining ring over wound spring to prevent unwinding.

  • 9) Measures springs for conformance to specifications, using gauges and micrometers.

  • 10) Inserts springs into holding device of double-disk grinder and places holding device between grinding wheels.

  • 11) Starts machine that automatically grinds spring ends.

  • 12) Removes springs.

  • 13) May be designated according to task performed as Automatic-Coil-Winding-Machine Operator; Double-End-Production Grinder.




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Job Number: 743