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  • 1) Sets up forging machines, such as forging presses, coining presses, drophammers, forging rolls, and upsetters, following blueprint, work order, and data-chart specifications, and using handtools and measuring instruments, such as rules, squares, and gauges: Aligns and bolts specified dies to ram and anvil of presses and hammers.

  • 2) Installs impression and gripping dies and synchronizing cams on upsetting machines.

  • 3) Sets and bolts roll dies into self-positioning slots or dogs on roll shafts of forging rolls.

  • 4) Aligns and bolts positioning fixtures and stops, and turns handles or knobs to synchronize conveyor speed with forging-machining action and heating cycle of furnace.

  • 5) Starts machine and inspects work to verify conformance of die setup to specifications.

  • 6) May be designated according to machine set up as Drop Hammer Setter-Up; Forging Press Setter-Up; Upsetter Setter-Up.




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DOT:   612.360-010

Job Number: 2886