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51-7042.00 - Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

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Adjust machine tables or cutting devices and set controls on machines to produce specified cuts or operations.

51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Remove defective or substandard materials from machines, and readjust machine components so that products meet standards.
  • Type instructions on computer keyboards, push buttons to activate computer programs, or manually set cutting guides, clamps, and knives.
  • Position width gauge blocks between blades, and level blades and insert wedges into frames to secure blades to frames.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Adjust depths and sizes of cuts by adjusting heights of worktables, or by adjusting machine-arm gauges.
  • Set reduction scales to attain specified sizes of reproduction on workpieces, and set pantograph controls for required heights, depths, and widths of cuts.
  • Observe actions of cutting tools through microscopes and adjust stylus movement to ensure accurate reproduction.
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.
  • Move controls to set cutting specifications, to position cutting tools and workpieces in relation to each other, and to start machines.
51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Select, install, and adjust alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices, using templates, measuring instruments, and hand tools.
  • Move controls or mount gears, cams, or templates in machines to set feed rates and cutting speeds, depths, and angles.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.

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