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- 1) Pours liquid or powdered insulating material into mold to form insulation for electric motor, generator, and switchgear mechanisms: Weighs specified amounts of plaster, cement, metallic, or plastic powders, dumps ingredients into mixing machine, and starts machine.
- 2) Positions assemblies, such as contact arms, collector rings, rotor shaft coils, and core assemblies, into mold cavity or molding jig, using spacer blocks and pilot pins.
- 3) Pours mixture into mold and allows mixture to set in hydraulic press or harden in furnace.
- 4) Removes assembly from mold or jig and scrapes hardened insulation with knife and rasp to trim to specified size.
- 5) Cuts, bends, shapes, and bolts together pieces of metal to adapt or improvise assembly fixtures to hold parts in mold.
- 6) May touch leads to meter and observe dial readings to test assembly for electrical continuity.
- 7) May be designated according to type of material used as Plaster-Of-Paris Molder or product insulated as Transformer Molder.
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