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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machine that presses lead ingots or billets through extrusion die to form slugs or lead wire for processing into bullets or cores used in jacketed bullets: Swabs mouth of press with grease and positions ingot or billet beneath ram.

  • 2) Starts motor and presses lever to lower ram that forces lead through die and between wheels that cut lead wire into slugs or wraps extruded wire on spool.

  • 3) Removes catch box when full of slugs or filled spool.

  • 4) May verify weight of slug on scales to ascertain that production specifications are maintained.




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Job Number: 3722