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Job Description:

  • 1) Repairs bandsaw, handsaw, and circular saw blades according to customer's or manufacturer's specifications, using handtools, machine tools, and welding equipment: Examines saw for defects.

  • 2) Cuts broken teeth from saw, using power shear.

  • 3) Forms teeth on saw blade by beveling joints on grinder and welding or brazing them together.

  • 4) Brazes or welds cracks in saw blades.

  • 5) Straightens twists and kinks in blades, using straightening press, and hammers out dents in blade on metal table.

  • 6) Adjusts cutting width of teeth, using swage or special pliers.

  • 7) Computes number and angle of teeth to produce specified cut.

  • 8) Clamps blade in saw-filing machine and turns handwheel to adjust distance between teeth, angle of bevel, and depth of cut of file or abrasive wheel.

  • 9) Starts machine that automatically grinds and files saw teeth.

  • 10) May be designated according to type of saw sharpened as Band-Saw Filer; Circular-Saw Filer.




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DOT:   701.381-014

Job Number: 8553