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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends battery of automatic swaging machines that form lead wire or slugs into bullets or cores for jacketed bullets: Threads lead wire from reel over takeup pulleys and through feed mechanism and between forming wheels, or fills machine hopper with cylindrical lead slugs.

  • 2) Starts machine and observes feeding, forming, and ejecting mechanisms to detect malfunction.

  • 3) Examines finished pieces for malformation and scratches.

  • 4) Verifies weight, contour, and dimensions, using balance scale and fixed gauges.

  • 5) Mixes oil and kerosene in prescribed proportion and fills machine wells to lubricate lead wire or slugs.

  • 6) Notifies SWAGING-MACHINE ADJUSTER of machine malfunction.

  • 7) May make minor adjustments, such as replacing worn dies, using handtools.




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Job Number: 10889