Ultrasonic Welding-Machine Operator

Operate welding machines to convert ultrasonic vibrations into heat energy.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Ultrasonic Welding-Machine Operators do?

Operates welding machine and related equipment to convert ultrasonic vibrations into heat energy to fuse metal components: Observes activity meter for specific amount of power drawn from generator or power supply, according to charts. Turns controls to set clamping pressure, force-amplitude ratio, and velocity, according to work order specifications. Presses buttons to adjust controls for automatic timing of weld and hold cycles. Places workpiece in holding fixture on conveyor and pushes button or depresses pedal to start automatic weld cycle. Observes machine in operation and reports malfunctions to supervisor. Removes welded workpiece from fixture. Removes and replaces worn or damaged ultrasonic horn. Important variations include fabrication requirements and type of ultrasonic welding.


Should I be an Ultrasonic Welding-Machine Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Ultrasonic Welding Machine Operator, Welding-Machine Operator, Ultrasonic

    How to Become an
    Ultrasonic Welding-Machine Operator

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