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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends tube drawing machine that shapes and forms metal tubing of specified internal and external diameters: Positions and fastens specified drawing die in diehead and plug die on plug rod, using handtools.

  • 2) Centers plug die in opening of drawing die.

  • 3) Loads tube over plug rod manually, or activates automatic loading mechanism.

  • 4) Places tapered end of tube in contact with dies of machine that automatically pulls tube through dies.

  • 5) Examines finished tubing for defects, such as scratches, pits, and cracks, and measures cross-sectional dimensions with fixed gauges and micrometers to verify conformance to specifications.

  • 6) May taper end of tubing.

  • 7) May operate controls to start machine carriage that grips and pulls tubing through die.

  • 8) May be required to have experience with particular metal, or type and trade name of machine.




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Job Number: 11516