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  • 1) Sets up prototype metalworking machines, such as lathe, milling machine, or forging press to verify conformance to operating specifications, according to knowledge of inspection and machining techniques, tools and processes: Examines electrical components, such as electrical timers, relays, and switches, to ensure adequate functioning of automatic cycles.

  • 2) Compares rotary table indexing, when present, to specifications.

  • 3) Inspects fixture alignment, machine table movement, and position of cutting tools, using instruments, such as dial indicators, height setting devices and gauges.

  • 4) Installs dies or tool holders and tools, following blueprints, and using handtools and measuring instruments.

  • 5) Sets controls to regulate speed of feed, depth of cut, or length of ram stroke, according to type of machine being tested.

  • 6) Operates machine to obtain sample workpiece.

  • 7) Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and gauges.

  • 8) Determines cause of malfunction from inspection data.

  • 9) Repairs electrical and mechanical components and reports electronic malfunction to supervisor.

  • 10) Records operational data, such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds, and speeds, for customer use.

  • 11) May demonstrate setup and operation for customer personnel.

  • 12) May be designated according to type of machine as Honing-Machine Try-Out Setter.




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DOT:   600.360-010

Job Number: 6115