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Rod Tape Operator

Tend rod tape machines that separate and tape ceramic coated aluminum rods.

What does a Rod Tape Operator do?

Tends rod tape machine that separates and tapes ceramic coated aluminum rods and winds tape containing rods onto reels for subsequent processing: Places rods onto feed tray of taping machine that aligns rods in parallel configuration, applies tape to secure rods in place, and winds taped rods onto reel. Monitors operation of machine to detect malfunctions. Replaces empty tape rolls and removes full reels of taped rods from machine. May perform duties as described under SCREENER OPERATOR 599.685-082 to separate defective slugs.