Tip Inserter

Operate a variety of machines to shape ends of wooden shuttles.

What does a Tip Inserter do?

Operates variety of machines to shape ends of wooden shuttles and attach tips: Squares ends of shuttles, using disk sanding machine. Saws off ends of shuttles, using machine equipped with rotating saw blade. Removes burrs from sawed ends with knife. Bores holes in shuttle ends for insertion of ferrules, using boring machines. Taps steel ferrule into ferrule hole with hammer. Dips corrugated shaft of metal tip in glue and sets tip in hole previously drilled. Forces tip into hole, using arbor press.