Capacitor Pack-Press Operator

Press metal capacitor containers over paper-wound packs.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Capacitor Pack-Press Operators do?

Presses metal capacitor container over paper-wound packs, using power press: Adjusts fixture according to size of capacitor, using handtools. Folds fiber insulation around pack and bends electrodes by hand to position electrodes for pressing. Places open end of container over pack in holding fixture of machine, engages ram, and depresses pedal to start machine that presses packs into can. Lifts capacitor from machine, straightens electrodes by hand, fills out process tag, and clips tag to capacitor.

Should I be a Capacitor Pack-Press Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Pack-Press Operator

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    Capacitor Pack-Press Operator

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