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Capping Machine Operator

Tend machines that insert washers and affixes cover to dry-cell containers.

What does a Capping Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that inserts and tamps washers and affixes cover to dry-cell containers: Inserts washers and dumps caps into feeding mechanisms. Starts machine and observes mirror to inspect units passing on conveyor to ensure washers are at prescribed depth. Inspects capped cells for defects and offcenter carbon rods. Adjusts machine for changes in size of cans or to correct malfunction, using handtools. May tend machine equipped with device that cuts paper washers from tape, inserts washer, and affixes cap to can.