Lacquer Pin Press Operator

Deposit drops of lacquer inside cartridge primer cup.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lacquer Pin Press Operators do?

Deposits drop of lacquer inside cartridge primer cup to seal in anvil and foil paper and to waterproof primer charge, using hand powered bench device: Pulls lever to lower pin plate of press to dip tips of pins into tray of lacquer. Positions plate containing assembled primer cups in fixture beneath lacquer-tipped pins. Pulls lever to lower pin plate and deposit lacquer in primers. Places primer-filled plate in hot air oven to dry lacquer. Empties lacquer from tray into waste can at prescribed intervals and refills tray from supply can.

Should I be a Lacquer Pin Press Operator?

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

  • How to Become a
    Lacquer Pin Press Operator

    Lacquer Pin Press Operators 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 Lacquer Pin Press Operator-related education!
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