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Shot Grinder Operator

Tend machines that grind and polish steel pellets.

What does a Shot Grinder Operator do?

Tends machine that grinds and polishes steel pellets to specified diameter for use as BB shot in air guns: Scoops pellets into feed hopper and starts machine. Turns valve to control coolant flow and adds scouring powder to hasten abrasive action. Measures ejected shot at machine discharge chute to verify size, using gauges, and turns handwheel to adjust pressure plates that increase or decrease size of shot.