Shank Threader

Tend machines that cut threads inside shank of smoking pipes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shank Threaders do?

Tends machine that cuts threads inside shank of smoking pipes: Places pipe bowl in holding fixture and starts machine threading device. Pushes shank against revolving tool of threading device that cuts threads inside predrilled shank hole. Removes pipe from holding device and examines threaded shank for conformance to standards.

Should I be a Shank Threader?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Shank Turner

    How to become a Shank Threader

    Shank Threaders often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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