Hairspring Studder

Attach studs to watch hairsprings.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hairspring Studders do?

Attaches stud to watch hairspring preparatory to assembly to balance bridge, using studding fixture, loupe, and watchmaker’s tools: Positions stud in recess of studding fixture, using tweezers, and broaches hole in stud, using handtool. Inserts end of outer hairspring coil into hole, and forces tapered brass pin through hole to wedge spring in place, using loupe and watchmaker’s tools. Cuts off protruding ends of pin, using pliers.

Should I be a Hairspring Studder?

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

  • Also known as: Studder, Hairspring

    How to become a Hairspring Studder

    Hairspring Studders 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 Hairspring Studder-related education!
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