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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates roll-forging machine to taper, shape, or reduce metal bar stock as specified by work order: Bolts two semicylindrical dies on opposing roll shafts of machine, using wrenches.

  • 2) Positions and bolts limit stops on machine, using rule, scale, and handtools.

  • 3) Pulls workpiece from furnace, when color indicates forging temperature, and places it on worktable, using tongs.

  • 4) Pushes workpiece into open segment of dies and depresses pedal to rotate dies that grasp workpiece in circular grooves and pull it between power-driven rolls bearing contoured dies to shape workpiece.

  • 5) Moves workpiece through progressively smaller grooves on dies to forge it to specified shape.

  • 6) Verifies dimensions, using gauge or scale.

  • 7) May use roll-forging machine that automatically tapers, shapes, or reduces metal bar stock and be designated Rotary-Swaging-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   612.682-014

Job Number: 4218