Microfiche Duplicator

Prepare microfiche duplicates of microfilms.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Microfiche Duplicators do?

Prepares microfiche duplicates of microfilm, using contact printer and developing machine: Cuts roll of exposed microfilm to specified lengths, using paper cutter. Aligns film strips in lighted vacuum box and tapes strips together to assemble master print. Inserts master print and sensitized paper into vacuum frame of printer, sets timer, and activates printer to transfer image from master print to paper, producing microfiche print. Feeds print into machine that develops and fixes image by heat-ammonia process [BLUEPRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR 979.682-014]. Positions print on lighted table and examines print to detect imperfections, using magnifier. Affixes identification label to microfiche print.

Should I be a Microfiche Duplicator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Duplex Trimmer

    How to become a Microfiche Duplicator

    Microfiche Duplicators 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 Microfiche Duplicator-related education!
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