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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends mechanical or hydraulic presses which compress metal powders into parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings, and coin them to specified size: Pours metal powder into hopper.

  • 2) Starts press, observes operation, and notifies PRESS SETTER of malfunctions.

  • 3) Examines finished part for nicks, burrs, and cracks.

  • 4) Weighs parts on scale and measures dimensions, using micrometers or fixed gauges, to ensure conformance to specifications.

  • 5) May adjust shuttle mechanism to regulate amount of powder in part.

  • 6) Places finished parts on tray or in stock pan.

  • 7) May write identifying information, such as mix number, number of parts, and date, on tag and attach it to tray or pan.

  • 8) Feeds parts into coining press to correct distortions created in sinking process.

  • 9) Removes parts from press and inspects them for burrs or other imperfections.

  • 10) Places parts on tray or in stock pan.

  • 11) May tend forming presses that fabricate clockwork parts from powdered metal.




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DOT:   617.685-038

Job Number: 9411