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8.2 Case Clamp

Considerations

  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • Materials are machined and prepared properly, with dowels and hardware installed.
  • Clears machine and cleans work area after operation.
  • Required OSHA approved personal protective equipment is worn.
  • Lock-out/Tag-out procedure is in place and followed.
  • Procedure is completed in a timely manner.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Level 1

Performance Standard -
  • Verifies work area is free of clutter.
  • Verifies all emergency stops are intact and functioning.
  • Ensures fastening supplies and hand tools are positioned for use.
  • Verifies press faces are clean, flat and free of blemishes.

Level 2

Performance Standard -
  • Verifies clamps are adjusted square and true.
  • Verifies pressure points are adjusted appropriately to produce even pressure during clamping.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.

8.2.1 - Assemble Cabinet Box: Top, Bottom, Ends and Back

Level 1

Given materials and machine ready to operate, assemble and clamp a 4-sided box with a back.
Performance Standard -
  • Joints remain tight and sound when pressure is released from clamps
  • Box is assembled square within ±0.8 mm (1/32") [0.0312"] when measured corner to corner in any direction
  • Surfaces of any two opposing parts intended to be flush are flush within ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"]
  • Surfaces of any two opposing parts are within ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"] of intended position

Level 2

Given materials, set up machine to assemble and clamp a 4-sided box with a back.
Performance Standard -
  • Inspects materials to confirm dowels/glue are accurately applied
  • Adjusts pressure points to produce even pressure during clamping
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard

8.2.2 - Assemble Cabinet Box: Top, Bottom, Ends, Bulkhead (Shelves/Dividers) And Back

Level 1

Given materials and machine ready to operate, clamp and assemble a 4-sided box with a bulkhead and back.
Performance Standard -
  • Joints remain tight and sound when pressure is released from clamps
  • Box is assembled square within ±0.8 mm (1/32") [0.0312"] when measured corner to corner in any direction
  • Surfaces of any two opposing parts intended to be flush are flush within ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"]
  • Surfaces of any two opposing parts are within ±0.4 mm (1/64") [0.0156"] of intended position

Level 2

Given materials, set up machine to assemble and clamp a 4-sided box with a bulkhead and back.
Performance Standard -
  • Inspects materials to confirm dowels/glue are accurately applied
  • Adjusts pressure points to produce even pressure during clamping
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard