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  • 1) Operates reciprocating power hammer to smooth and shape sheet metal used in manufacturing aircraft and aerospace products according to specifications: Reads blueprints and work orders to determine machine setup.

  • 2) Installs dies in machine according to surface contours, size, and thickness and hardness of metal to be shaped.

  • 3) Adjusts drive arm to regulate striking force of hammer.

  • 4) Applies lubricants to surfaces of metal and dies to prevent marring.

  • 5) Starts machine motor and depresses pedal to start action of hammer.

  • 6) Moves metal under hammer to attain specified shape.

  • 7) Observes metal during shaping to detect wrinkles and other defects.

  • 8) Compares finished part with template or sample part to verify conformance to specifications.

  • 9) Shapes part partially formed by machine to specified dimensions, using handtools.

  • 10) Trims excess materials from edges of parts, using shears.

  • 11) May push weighted roller over metal to smooth surfaces.




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DOT:   617.382-014

Job Number: 4754