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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates planishing press to impart finish to plastic sheets: Selects metal plates according to finish desired.

  • 2) Places plastic sheets between metal planishing plates.

  • 3) Slides plates into platens of hydraulic press.

  • 4) Moves controls or inserts circular graph into controlling mechanism of press to heat press to specified temperature and compress plastic sheets between plates.

  • 5) Removes plates from platens after specified time and strips plastic sheets from metal plates, using knife.

  • 6) Examines sheets for defects.

  • 7) Cleans metal plates, using cloths, solvents, or scrapers, or dips plates into vat of hot water, using chain hoist.

  • 8) May adjust heat and pressure controls.

  • 9) May be designated according to purpose of pressing as Sheet Straightener.




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DOT:   690.682-058

Job Number: 7532