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Collet Maker

Operate three-stage collet making machines to cut watch collets.

What does a Collet Maker do?

Operates three-stage collet making machine to cut and chamfer outside diameters of watch collets, face them to specified thickness, drill hairspring hole, and saw slot in collet: Feeds collet into machine and starts machine. Removes collets by hand, verifies finished collet dimensions, using precision gauges, and makes minor adjustments to machine to keep product within required tolerances.