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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths: Selects, cleans, and installs spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks.

  • 2) Presses button to lower arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge.

  • 3) Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance.

  • 4) Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist.

  • 5) Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule.

  • 6) Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with handcrank, and starts machine.

  • 7) Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges, and surface defects.

  • 8) May oil and clean machine.

  • 9) May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls.

  • 10) May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit.

  • 11) May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.




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Job Number: 9508