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Automatic Screwmaker

Operate machines that automatically shape wire stocks to form watch screws.

What does an Automatic Screwmaker do?

Operates machine to automatically shape and cut wire stock to form watch screws: Inserts wire in machine and starts machine that turns head and shank to specified size to form screw, threads and cuts screw to specified length, and slots head. Measures thread and length of finished screw under loupe to determine if it meets specifications, using pitch gauge and upright gauge. Maintains machine adjustment to keep product within specifications.