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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up single- or multiple-spindle threading machines to thread and cut, ream, or chamfer cylindrical stock according to order specifications, threading charts, and knowledge of threading procedures: Compiles dimensions of stock, sequence of machining operations, and type and size of thread from charts and specifications.

  • 2) Installs specified feed grips, rotating dies, die cutters, cutting and reaming or chamfering tool, using micrometers, gauges, and handtools.

  • 3) Installs cams, gears, pulleys, pressure tripping mechanism, and adjusts speed control knobs to synchronize transfer and ejection of stock with machine action.

  • 4) Operates machine to evaluate its performance.

  • 5) Verifies dimensions of workpieces with specifications, using fixed gauges and scale.

  • 6) Sharpens die cutters on grinding wheel.

  • 7) May set up manually operated threading machine.




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DOT:   609.380-014

Job Number: 11171