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  • 1) Sets up and operates hot or cold rolling mill to reduce or form nonferrous metal into plate, sheet, foil, flatwire, and rod of specified dimensions: Adjusts rollers, buffs, and guides according to size and dimensions of workpiece, using screwdowns, micrometer, steel tape, and handtools.

  • 2) Turns valves and observes gauges to regulate flow, temperature, and solution of roll lubricants and metal coolants.

  • 3) Starts entry or rolloff tables that feed metal to and from rolls.

  • 4) Threads sheet or rod through rolls for further reduction, or signals ROLLING-MILL-OPERATOR HELPER to feed separate sheets or rods through rolls.

  • 5) Controls speed of rolling mill and roll tables to synchronize flow of metal with tandem operations, using signals or communications system.

  • 6) Measures width and gauge of rolled metal, using linear tape and depth gauge and adjusts rolls to form metal to specifications.

  • 7) Observes rolling operation to detect curling, splitting, or buckling of metal.

  • 8) May change rolls on rolling machine, using chain or power hoist.

  • 9) May be designated according to type of mill operated as Tandem-Mill Operator; or condition of metal rolled as Cold-Mill Operator; Hot-Mill Operator.




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Job Number: 8549