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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up mechanical and hydraulic presses to produce powdered-metal parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools: Installs, positions, and aligns dies in press bed.

  • 2) Adjusts stroke of ram and punches to specified depth of fill and injection stroke, using handtools, and opens supply hopper valves to regulate flow of powder.

  • 3) Starts machine to produce sample parts for inspection.

  • 4) Measures dimensions of and weighs parts to ensure parts meet specifications, using micrometer and balance scale.

  • 5) May set up sintering furnace.

  • 6) May mix powders.




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DOT:   617.480-014

Job Number: 7837