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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates turret punch press to punch holes or layout marks in metal sheets, plates, strips, or bars, following charts which list machine settings for each cut: Inserts, aligns, and locks punches and dies in turret, using hammer, shims, feelers, micrometers, and setscrews.

  • 2) Places workpiece on table manually or by using crane.

  • 3) Aligns workpiece to scale and end gauge on machine and clamps it to machine table.

  • 4) Pushes button to turn turret to specified punch and die.

  • 5) Turns cranks to set indicator to specified dimension on forward and lateral machine scale.

  • 6) Presses pedal to activate punch.

  • 7) Repeats operation for each machine setting specified on charts.

  • 8) Positions center punch from turret to touch plate and turns crank to scratch layout lines.

  • 9) May compute punch charts from blueprints, using square, scale, and applying knowledge of shop mathematics.

  • 10) May punch holes in nonmetallic materials.




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Job Number: 11581