Make tools, fittings, and small metal pieces used in other products.
Inspects and tests office machine ribbons to ensure adherence to order specifications and company quality standards, using testing equipment: Inspects production line operations, such as aligning ribbon on spool, joining ribbon ends, placing ribbon in cartridge, and packing ribbon for shipment to ensure quality standards are met. Inserts sample of inked ribbon and paper in typewriter, types several symbols on paper, and places paper on reflectance testing machine to obtain ink impregnation reading. Weighs ribbon sample to verify ink impregnation level, using scale. Tests and measures tensile strength and thickness of ribbon sample, using tension testing machine and measuring instrument. Records test results to maintain inspection log and notifies workers when ribbon fails to meet specifications. Completes final inspection form to release product for shipment.