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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machine that coats wire with flux and marks and cuts wire into specified lengths to produce welding electrodes: Starts machine and observes as cores are automatically conveyed through wire feeder, coating nozzle in extrusion head, and past abrasive brushes, cutters, and marking wheels.

  • 2) Examines welding rods for cracks, voids, scores, or scuffs.

  • 3) Presses buttons to alter pressure of ram in feeding cylinder or speed of wire feeder to correct defects in formation of rods.

  • 4) May measure welding rods with fixed gauge and turn screws to adjust coating nozzle to obtain specified diameter and concentricity of rod.

  • 5) May adjust abrasive brushes that remove flux from ends and center of coated rod at cutting point.

  • 6) May adjust controls to maintain specified temperature when extruding carbon rods.




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DOT:   614.685-014

Job Number: 3727