Tool and Die Maker
Collaborate with Engineers to make new tools and their molds.
Fabricates dice from precut nitric-celloid cubes according to specifications: Places nitric-celloid cubes in electrically heated metal box to remove volatile solvents. Operates milling machine to shape cubes to specified tolerance, according to dimensions specified on work order. Measures cubes with vernier caliper. Operates drill press to drill spots in cubes. Paints spots on cubes, using implement. Finishes dice to tolerance of 0.001 inch, using buffing wheel or draws dice over various grades of sandpaper to achieve dull finish.