Tool and Die Makers
38 matches for machine tool
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- Tool and Die Makers
Alternate Occupation Titles
- Tool Liaison
- Tool Maker
- Tool Maker Apprentice
- Tool Mechanic
- Tool Repairer
- Tool Salvage Worker
- Tool Setter Apprentice
- Tool Trouble Shooter
- Tool and Die Machinist
- Tool and Die Assembler
- Tool and Die Maker
- Tool and Die Maker Apprentice
- Tool and Die Technician
- Tool and Fixture Specialist
- Bench Tool Maker
- Carbide Tool Maker
- Die Machinist
- Jig Bore Tool Maker
- Keller Machine Operator
- Plastic Tool Maker
- Analyze specifications, lay out metal stock, set up and operate machine tools, and fit and assemble parts to make and repair dies, cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and machinists' hand tools.
- Conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
- Cut, shape, and trim blanks or blocks to specified lengths or shapes, using power saws, power shears, rules, and hand tools.
- Develop and design new tools and dies, using computer-aided design software.
- Fit and assemble parts to make, repair, or modify dies, jigs, gauges, and tools, using machine tools, hand tools, or welders.
- Lift, position, and secure machined parts on surface plates or worktables, using hoists, vises, v-blocks, or angle plates.
- Measure, mark, and scribe metal or plastic stock to lay out machining, using instruments such as protractors, micrometers, scribes, or rulers.
- Set pyrometer controls of heat-treating furnaces and feed or place parts, tools, or assemblies into furnaces to harden.
- Set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, or grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
- Smooth and polish flat and contoured surfaces of parts or tools, using scrapers, abrasive stones, files, emery cloths, or power grinders.
- Study blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
Detailed Work Activities
- Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures.
- Design tools, fixtures, or other devices for production equipment.
- Shape metal workpieces with hammers or other small hand tools.
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