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  • 1) Operates pasting machine and dryer to apply specified amount of lead-oxide paste onto grids used in making storage battery plates: Stacks grids or multiple-grid panels on bench or in automatic feeding device.

  • 2) Adjusts shoes on pasting machine to size of grid, using handtools.

  • 3) Adjusts scraper blade and roller, according to thickness specified for plate, using wrenches.

  • 4) Hoists carts of paste into position near machine and shovels paste into hopper.

  • 5) Starts machine that automatically feeds grids or manually places grids between shoes.

  • 6) Weighs wet plates on scale and changes elevation of scraper to produce plate of specified weight.

  • 7) Installs device in machine that prevents pasting of center strip of panels and determines width of plates.

  • 8) Sets temperature of dryer.

  • 9) Cleans machine.

  • 10) Changes conveyor belts or cheesecloth cover on roller, using handtools.

  • 11) May tend machine that breaks finished double-grid plates into single units.

  • 12) May segregate defective plates, stack acceptable plates in box, and set aside for curing period.

  • 13) May clean edges and lugs of plates, using wire brush.

  • 14) May mix lead-oxide powders, water, and acids into paste.




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Job Number: 7255