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Stringer Machine Tender

Tend machines that wind copper wires around plastic cores.

What does a Stringer Machine Tender do?

Tends machine that winds copper wire around plastic cores to produce intrauterine birth control devices: Positions core in winding machine. Starts machine that winds wire around core to fabricate IUD of specified size. Removes IUD from machine and laces thin wire on bottom to facilitate removal by physician. Verifies size of IUD, using preset plug gauge and calipers. Verifies wire tension, using tensiometer, and turns nuts or setscrews to adjust tension. Removes empty spools of copper wire from machine and threads new spools on machine.