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Gear Grinder Job Description

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Position Summary:

1) Sets up and operates one or more gear grinding machines to grind surfaces of splines or gear teeth, following machining instructions applying knowledge of gear grinding techniques.

2) Reads blueprint or machining instructions to define fixtures and grinding wheel to use, machine settings and gear dimensions tolerances.

3) Clamps workpiece in chuck or fixture, or presses it on arbor mounts between centers.

4) Positions secures wheel on arbor in relation to workpiece, using wrenches.

5) Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates and rotation speeds of wheel workpiece in relation to each other.

6) Turns handwheels to feed wheel to workpiece or vice versa, and to index workpiece, and engages automatic feeding indexing device.

7) Turns valve and directs flow of coolant against wheel workpiece.

8) Sets up and operates wheel dressing device to dress true abrasive wheel.

9) Verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gear measuring wires, and involute checker.

10) May compute data, like gear dimensions machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics.

11) May work on nonmetallic materials.

12) May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, gear type, or size, type, or trade name of machine..

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