Pipe Stem Repairer

Repair or replace defective pipe stems.

What does a Pipe Stem Repairer do?

Repairs or replaces defective pipe stems, using stem mounter, press, grinding wheel, and handtools: Inspects pipes to determine defects. Removes and replaces defective screw-stem assemblies, using screwdriver, glue, press, and stem mounter. Smooths ends of unlevel pipe bowl shank to eliminate cracks between shank and stem, using grinding wheel. Heats defective adjustomatic stems, inserts stems in pipe bowl shank, and twists stems, using pipe stem wrench, to adjust alignment of stem and bowl. Replaces broken push-bit stems, using press machine.