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Determine the sequence of machine operations, and select the proper cutting tools needed to machine workpieces into the desired shapes.

51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Select cutting speeds, feed rates, and depths of cuts, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Select and install cutting tools and other accessories according to specifications, using hand tools or power tools.
51-4021.00 Extruding and Drawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Determine setup procedures and select machine dies and parts, according to specifications.
  • Select nozzles, spacers, and wire guides, according to diameters and lengths of rods.
51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
  • Determine product specifications and materials, work methods, and machine setup requirements, according to blueprints, oral or written instructions, drawings, or work orders.
  • Select knives, saws, blades, cutter heads, cams, bits, or belts, according to workpiece, machine functions, or product specifications.
51-6021.00 Pressers, Textile, Garment, and Related Materials
  • Select appropriate pressing machines, based on garment properties such as heat tolerance.
  • Select, install, and adjust machine components, including pressing forms, rollers, and guides, using hoists and hand tools.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Select, position, align, and bolt jigs, holding fixtures, guides, or stops onto machines, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Select torch tips, alloys, flux, coil, tubing, or wire, according to metal types or thicknesses, data charts, or records.

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