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Job Description:

  • 1) Engraves lettering or designs in copper or steel printing plates, using pantograph engraving machine: Rubs blank plate with emery or charcoal and oil to polish surface.

  • 2) Clamps blank plate in position under diamond cutting point and master plate under tracing point of pantograph.

  • 3) Starts electric motor that revolves cutting point and lowers engraving control bar, simultaneously moving bar sideways until tracing point enters desired figure on master plate.

  • 4) Moves bar so that tracing point follows figure on master plate, reproducing figure on blank plate.

  • 5) Loosens thumbscrews and changes position of pantograph bar to reproduce figures larger or smaller than those on master plate.

  • 6) May be designated according to type of plate used as Engraver, Copperplate; Engraver, Steel Plate.




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DOT:   979.381-010

Job Number: 3590