Set up battery of punch presses to stamp out hair-felt and cardboard wads.
What does a Wad Blanking Press Adjuster do?
Sets up battery of punch presses to stamp out hair-felt and cardboard wads for shotgun shells: Removes, replaces, and adjusts cutters, punches, bushings, dies, ratchets, pawls, web choppers, springs, and chains, using handtools. Turns setscrews and stop nuts to synchronize feeding and punching mechanisms and to position tools. Measures sample wads after each tool change or adjustment to verify specified diameter, using ring gauge. Notifies MAINTENANCE MECHANIC when machines, conveyors, or screening barrels require major repairs. Trains new workers in tending machines.