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  • 1) Operates hydraulic press that forces hard steel hob into soft steel block to form molding die: Receives premarked soft steel block and specified hob from set-up worker.

  • 2) Places block in retainer ring of press and positions hob on block.

  • 3) Places plug block over hob to hold hob in alignment.

  • 4) Turns handwheel to raise ram which holds block and hob in place.

  • 5) Starts pumps to build up prescribed hydraulic pressure.

  • 6) Pulls lever to exert pressure on ram which embeds hob in soft block to specified depth, forming impression die.

  • 7) Removes block manually and clamps it in vise.

  • 8) Taps block with hammer to loosen hob and removes it from block.

  • 9) Inspects die for defects, such as rips or flaws, using magnifying glasses.




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DOT:   617.682-018

Job Number: 4924