Operates honing machines (manual & automatic) to hone internal surfaces of metal parts, such as cylinders, valve bodies, and sleeves to specifications, usually on a production basis.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Obtains such information as dimensions, tolerances and number of parts in run from job order and instructions of supervisor or job setter.
Lifts workpiece manually and secures it in fixture.
Starts machine and turns handwheels or engages automatic mechanism to feed tool to workpiece.
Moves controls to adjust feed rate, spindle speed, length of stroke and depth of cut.
Measures finished workpiece with instruments, such as sunnen gage, dimensionair and dial bore gage.
Changes worn honing stones, using wrenches.
Inspects and measures parts to maintain statistical process control charts including all In-Process dimensions.