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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up extrusion press to extrude carbon rods or welding rods and coat core with metallic paste: Selects coating nozzles, spacers, and wire guides, according to diameter and length of rod.

  • 2) Positions, aligns, and bolts abrasive brush, coating nozzles, spacers, marking wheels, and wire guides to machine, using handtools to set up machine to form rods of specified size and length.

  • 3) Pulls lever or presses button to set conveyor speed and extruding pressure.

  • 4) Starts machine that automatically coats wire to form rod of specified diameter and cuts it to specified length.

  • 5) Examines sample piece for splits in coating or burrs on cut ends.

  • 6) Measures diameter of rod and concentricity of coating with fixed gauges.

  • 7) Turns screws to adjust wire guides, spacers, and brushes to eliminate splits and burrs.

  • 8) Varies extrusion pressure or speed of conveyor, or repositions coating nozzle to vary diameter of rod and maintain concentricity of coating around wire.




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Job Number: 3725