Varnishing Unit Tool Setter

Set up machines to waterproof center-fire cartridges with varnish.

What does a Varnishing Unit Tool Setter do?

Sets up machine to waterproof center-fire cartridges with varnish or lacquer: Selects varnishing plates with pins of specified diameter to accommodate caliber of cartridge to be processed and screws into plate holders. Hammers out and replaces broken, bent, or loose pins. Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and limit pins to adjust height and speed of varnishing machine, using handtools. Mixes varnish or lacquer and thinner in reservoir to obtain waterproofing solution of specified viscosity. Examines samples of varnished cartridges to determine whether coating is sufficient to waterproof them.