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51-4081.00 - Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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Start machines and turn handwheels or valves to engage feeding, cooling, and lubricating mechanisms.

51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
  • Load materials into extruding and forming machines, using hand tools, and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.
  • Observe flow of finish across finish rollers, and turn valves to adjust flow to specifications.
  • Press metering-pump buttons and turn valves to stop flow of polymers.
  • Turn petcocks to adjust the flow of binding fluid to sleeves.
51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Read dials and gauges on panel control boards to ascertain temperatures, alkalinities, and densities of mixtures, and turn valves to obtain specified mixtures.
  • Start machinery, such as pumps, feeders, or conveyors, and turn valves to heat, admit, or transfer products, refrigerants, or mixes.
  • Weigh packages and adjust freezer air valves or switches on filler heads to obtain specified amounts of product in each container.
  • Activate mechanical rakes to regulate flow of ice from storage bins to vats.
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.
  • Pull levers to lift ladle stoppers and to allow molten steel to flow into ingot molds to specified heights.
  • Turn valves to circulate water through cores, or spray water on filled molds to cool and solidify metal.
51-3093.00 Food Cooking Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Observe gauges, dials, and product characteristics, and adjust controls to maintain appropriate temperature, pressure, and flow of ingredients.
  • Turn valves or start pumps to add ingredients or drain products from equipment and to transfer products for storage, cooling, or further processing.
  • Admit required amounts of water, steam, cooking oils, or compressed air into equipment, such as by opening water valves to cool mixtures to the desired consistency.
51-9012.00 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Turn valves or move controls to admit, drain, separate, filter, clarify, mix, or transfer materials.
  • Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.
  • Turn valves to pump sterilizing solutions or rinse water through pipes or equipment or to spray vats with atomizers.

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