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"Pantograph Engraver"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Affix identifying information onto a variety of materials and products, using engraving machines or equipment.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Pantograph Engraver"

1) Observes action of cutting tool through microscope, and adjusts movement of stylus to ensure accurate reproduction.

2) Sharpens cutting tools on cutter grinder.

3) Examines engraving for quality of cut, burrs, rough spots, and irregular or incomplete engraving.

4) Verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers and calipers.

5) Brushes acid over designated engraving to darken or highlight inscription.

6) Inserts cutting tool or bit into machine and secures with wrench.

7) Positions and secures work piece, such as nameplate, stamp, seal, badge, trophy, or bowling ball, in holding fixture, using measuring instruments.

8) Adjusts depth and size of cut by adjusting height of worktable or adjusting gauge on machine arms.

9) Sets stylus at beginning of pattern.

 

 

11) Starts machine and guides stylus over template, causing cutting tool to simultaneously duplicate design or letters on workpiece.

12) Sets reduction scale to obtain required reproduction ratio on workpiece.


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Job Description for "Pantograph Engraver" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-A        SOC:  51-9194.04