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Profile Saw Operator

Trim excess metal from edges of hollowware.

What does a Profile Saw Operator do?

Trims excess metal from edges of hollowware, such as trays, platters, bowls, and vegetable dishes after forming on forming press, using circular saw: Selects saw blade according to metal composition of workpiece and mounts it on driving spindle, using wrench. Measures distance from bottom of workpiece to ridge or scallop on contour and adjusts height of saw blade, using dividers, scale, adjustable square, and wrenches. Starts machine and positions hollow side of workpiece over saw blade with top flat against backboard. Guides workpiece against saw following designated ridge or scallop to cut excess metal at same height around edge of workpiece.