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Assorter

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Summary

Inspect tinplates for defects and for conformance to specifications.

What does an Assorter do?

Inspects tinplate for defects and for conformance to specified weight, size, and gauge, and classifies material according to quality: Examines sheets for defects, such as insufficient coating, holes, dirt, bows, or twists. Wipes grease from sheets with cloth and straightens bent corners with handtool. Measures gauge of sheets, using micrometers, and compares measurements with customer specifications. Weighs sheets on scale. Sorts sheets according to defects found and places sheets in piles. Marks identifying information on piles with eraser.

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