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51-4072.00 - Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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Pour or load metal or sand into melting pots, furnaces, molds, or hoppers, using shovels, ladles, or machines.

51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Place rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feed tracks, and thread paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers.
  • Fill glue and paraffin reservoirs, and position rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
  • Lift tote boxes of finished cartons, and dump cartons into feed hoppers.
  • Load automatic stapling mechanisms.
51-2091.00 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
  • Spray chopped fiberglass, resins, and catalysts onto prepared molds or dies using pneumatic spray guns with chopper attachments.
  • Pat or press layers of saturated mat or cloth into place on molds, using brushes or hands, and smooth out wrinkles and air bubbles with hands or squeegees.
  • Cure materials by letting them set at room temperature, placing them under heat lamps, or baking them in ovens.
51-4071.00 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
  • Sift and pack sand into mold sections, core boxes, and pattern contours, using hand or pneumatic ramming tools.
  • Position cores into lower sections of molds, and reassemble molds for pouring.
  • Pour molten metal into molds, manually or using crane ladles.
51-9081.00 Dental Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Melt metals or mix plaster, porcelain, or acrylic pastes and pour materials into molds or over frameworks to form dental prostheses or apparatus.
  • Create a model of patient's mouth by pouring plaster into a dental impression and allowing plaster to set.
  • Load newly constructed teeth into porcelain furnaces to bake the porcelain onto the metal framework.
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
  • Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles or hand-controlled mechanisms.
  • Load specified amounts of metal and flux into furnaces or clay crucibles.
  • Add metal to molds to compensate for shrinkage.

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