MacKlem - Machinist,Metal - Lansing, MI, USA

Lloyd MacKlem

Lansing, MI, USA




I have done machine repair on many machines. My one I liked the best was a British Acme. It was a BSA six spindle machine. I replaced the main shaft , Genova gears and spindle bearings . We could face off .025 thousands , and hold size easily.

Work History

set-up operator,,,,,set-up

Delphi Automotive ( A C Spark Plug ) Flint Mi

May 1976 - May 1991

I set-up or set-up and operated two Acme Gridleys. It may have been one 8 spindle Gridley and a Greenlee 6. Or two 1 1/4 Acme 6 spindles, or a 3/4 Gridley 8 and a Greenlee 6 .

Set-up operator..1 1/4 , 1 5/8 and 2 5/8 Acmes.. Machine repair.

Condamatic co inc... 9 mile and Grosebeck , Wrren Mi

Up to May 1976

We ran mostly shifting levers there. We did run electrical and automotive fittings also. T&B , Aeroquip , I was sorry to see the shop close even though I was working at GM in Flint at the time. We ran a very steady 64 hours a week there.

Operator 1 5/8 8 spindle Acmes .. 1" Acmes.. 1 " New Brittans

Macomb Screw Products inc.// Groesbeck Hwy Roseville, Mi

We had to make our own step drills on the Royal Oak tool grinder. We sharpened our own taps on the grinder also. Don Eminheiser as a great guy to work for. I have a lot of respect for him .The tool makers and secondary tried to corner him on wage increases. He said ok. Then sold all the Secondary and tool shop equipment.Moved it out in a week-end.

Machine repair,set up operator

Shelby Mfg Mt Clemens,mi

June 1966 - October 1968

Qualifications & Certifications

Rebuilding engines,transmissions,transaxles,CV joints

Automotive intensive/ Mott Adult High school.

Marine City/ Flint , Mott Adult ed/ GED, Flint ,Mi

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