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Arbor-Press Operator I

Set up and operate arbor presses to press-fit parts to housings or shafts.

What does an Arbor-Press Operator I do?

Sets up and operates arbor press to press-fit parts, such as bearings, linings, armatures, or wheels to housings or shafts: Installs specified holding fixtures and dies on press, using rule, gauges, and handtools. Positions workpiece on press bed under ram, manually or using hoist. Moves controls to lower ram that presses part onto shaft or into housing. May mix white lead and apply it to parts as necessary, using brush, and remove scale, rust, burrs, and excess white lead, using files, wire brush, and rags. May be designated according to parts assembled as Bearing-Press-Machine Operator; Cylinder-Block-Hole Reliner; Wheel-Press Operator.