Operate three-stage collet making machines to cut watch collets.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Collet Makers do?
Operates three-stage collet making machine to cut and chamfer outside diameters of watch collets, face them to specified thickness, drill hairspring hole, and saw slot in collet: Feeds collet into machine and starts machine. Removes collets by hand, verifies finished collet dimensions, using precision gauges, and makes minor adjustments to machine to keep product within required tolerances.
Should I be a Collet Maker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Ready for a Challenge:
You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
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How to become a Collet Maker
Collet Makers 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.
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