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  • 1) Grinds, files, sands, and polishes surfaces of metalworking die members to specified shape and smoothness and inspects dies for conformity to wood, plastic, or plaster die models or prototype parts: Lifts and positions die member on bench manually or with hoist.

  • 2) Studies blueprints, die models, and prototype parts, and compares them with die member to ascertain contours.

  • 3) Verifies dimensions and radii, using micrometers, dial indicators, and calipers.

  • 4) Brushes blue pigment on ridged and grooved surface of rough-milled die member, and grinds down ridges with powered hand grinder until only traces of blue pigment remain.

  • 5) Brushes contrasting pigments on die member and prototype part, die model, or corresponding die member, and presses them together, manually or with press.

  • 6) Observes pattern of pigments where surfaces have made contact, and grinds and files high spots until die member conforms to specified contour.

  • 7) Polishes die member, using hand stones.

  • 8) Inspects smoothness and contour conformity visually and tactually.

  • 9) May be designated according to part finished as Punch Finisher.




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Job Number: 2874