Set up and adjust punching dies in blanking and piercing machines.
What does a Printed Circuit Boards Die Set-Up Operator do?
Sets up and adjusts punching dies in blanking and piercing machines used to fabricate printed circuit boards: Reads job order to determine specified dies to be installed. Removes face block from shaft assembly and installs dies according to specifications, using handtools. Replaces face block and aligns shaft assembly with die. Tightens bolts to secure die base and to prevent movement during machine operation. Turns flywheel by hand to ensure complete compression and expansion cycles. Adjusts shaft height as required and locks shaft assembly in vertical position, using handtools. Starts and stops machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunctions.