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  • 1) Molds and assembles plastic tools, such as gauges, jigs, templates, and fixtures, following blueprints: Spreads layers of glass cloth on molds or forms and brushes each layer with plastic to build plastic tool following configuration of mold.

  • 2) Pries cured plastic tool from mold with prying tool.

  • 3) Calculates, from blueprints, location of guide and reference lines and holes for tools.

  • 4) Measures and marks location of lines and holes on tools, using calipers, micrometers, and protractors.

  • 5) Drills holes in tools, using drill press, and forces bushings into holes, using arbor press or hammer.

  • 6) Assembles tools by laminating them with glass cloth and resin.

  • 7) Verifies alignment and dimensions of assembly, using calipers, height gauges, gram scale, and sight level.

  • 8) Trims excess material from tool parts with power grinder.

  • 9) Fills space between adjoining parts with plastic.

  • 10) May build wood frame to support and maintain alignment of complex tools, using carpenter's handtools.

  • 11) May laminate tools to frame.




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Job Number: 7558