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Job Description:

  • 1) Heats and bends glass tubes to form scroll of electric neon signs according to pattern: Tacks asbestos pattern onto workbench.

  • 2) Cuts length of tubing required to form letters, using file.

  • 3) Holds tube over gas burner at point to be bent, rotating tube to heat it uniformly.

  • 4) Places rubber hose over end of tubing.

  • 5) Blows into hose to prevent glass from collapsing and bends tube by hand.

  • 6) Superimposes bent tubing on asbestos pattern to ensure accuracy.

  • 7) When letter or scroll has been formed, places electrode in each end of tube and heats with gas burner to fuse in place.

  • 8) Paints or tapes portions of tubing to separate letters.

  • 9) Repairs broken scroll by replacing with new sections of tubing.

  • 10) May charge tubing with gas.




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DOT:   772.381-010

Job Number: 4508