Make sure automated machinery is programmed and running properly.
Sets up automatic spinning lathe to spin shaped articles from sheet or plate metal as specified by blueprints and computed from data charts: Bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools. Positions, aligns, and bolts specified circular forming tool on hydraulic carriage according to diameter and thickness of metal disk, using such measuring tools as calipers, micrometers, and verniers. Turns control knobs to set speed of lathe and feed speed of carriage according to chart. Makes trial run and measures dimensions of first piece for conformance to blueprint specifications. May set up automatic spinning lathe equipped with special forming tools to shape, trim, or form knurls or beads on workpiece and be designated Setter, Automatic-Spinning-And-Beading-Lathe.