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  • 1) Sets up horizontal or vertical honing machines for HONING-MACHINE OPERATORS, PRODUCTION engaged in production honing of metal objects: Reads blueprint to select tooling and plans sequence of operations.

  • 2) Selects and secures tool in spindle, using wrenches.

  • 3) Positions workpiece in fixture or on machine table, securing it with clamps and wrenches, and verifies positions with instruments, such as surface gauges and dial indicators.

  • 4) Selects feed rate, honing tool rotation speed, and depth of cut, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives.

  • 5) Moves controls to position tool in relation to workpiece and to set feed rate and spindle speed.

  • 6) Positions and tightens stops, using wrench, to control length of honing tool stroke.

  • 7) Starts machine and turns handwheels to feed tool to workpiece.

  • 8) Measures first-run workpiece for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and fixed gauges.

  • 9) May instruct new workers in machine operation.




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DOT:   603.280-034

Job Number: 5497