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"Press and Press Brake Machine Settes and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up or set up and operate power-press machines or power-brake machines to bend, form, stretch, notch, punch, or straighten metal or plastic plate and structural shapes, as specified by work order, blueprints, drawing, templates, or layout.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Press and Press Brake Machine Settes and Set-Up Operator, Metal and Plastic"

1) Sets stops on machine bed, changes dies, and adjusts components, such as ram or power press, when making multiple or successive passes.

2) Operates power press, power brake, apron brake, swaging machine, foot-powered press, hydraulic press, or arbor press according to specifications.

3) Installs, aligns, and secures gears, holding fixtures, dies to machine bed, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.

4) Plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of metal.

5) Inspects workpiece for defects.

6) Measures workpiece and verifies dimensions and weight, using micrometer, template, straightedge, and scale.

7) Selects and positions flat, block, radius, or special purpose die sets into ram and bed of machine, using hoist, crane, measuring instruments and hand tools.

8) Preheats workpiece, using heating furnace or hand torch.

9) Hand forms, cuts, or finishes workpiece, using tools, such as table saw, hand sledge and anvil, flaring tool, and gauge.

 

 

11) Lubricates workpiece with oil.

12) Lifts, positions, and secures workpiece between dies of machine, using crane and sledge.


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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-E        SOC:  51-4031.03