Bit Tapper

Tend presses that insert bushings into end of smoking pipe bits.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bit Tappers do?

Tends press that inserts bushing into end of smoking pipe bits which connects bit to shank: Places rubber bit in hot water to expand hole. Places bit and bushing in opening of press and activates automatic mechanism that forces bushing into end of bit. Allows bit to cool and contract around bushing.

Should I be a Bit Tapper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Tapper, Bit

    How to become a Bit Tapper

    Bit Tappers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Bit Tapper-related education!
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