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Kick Press Setter

Adjust battery of foot-powered presses that shape and assemble parts.

What does a Kick Press Setter do?

Sets up and adjusts battery of foot-powered presses that shape and assemble metal buckles, buttons, and parts: Obtains specified die and punch from rack according to size and shape of product. Installs die and punch in machine and adjusts stroke of press ram, using wrenches. Test-operates machine, and examines test-run product for defects, such as malformation, misalignment, dents, burrs, and scratches. Measures product to verify dimensions, using micrometer.