Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Tends machine that slits panels of storage-battery plates to specified widths, and inspects slit plates for defects in casting or pasting, such as cracked frames, broken lugs, holes, and incomplete or uneven pasting: Adjusts slot in feeding mechanism to thickness of plate, positions saw used to trim lugs on plate to specified length, and positions cutting rollers according to widths specified for plates. Starts conveyor and slitter. Examines plates and segregates defective plates. Cleans edges of lugs, using handtools and stacks plates on truck. Records date, type of plate, and inspector’s name on ticket and attaches ticket to load.