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51-9032.00 - Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

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Type instructions on computer keyboards, push buttons to activate computer programs, or manually set cutting guides, clamps, and knives.

51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) modules, using computer network links.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Enter commands or load control media, such as tapes, cards, or disks, into machine controllers to retrieve programmed instructions.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Implement changes to machine programs, and enter new specifications, using computers.
  • Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.
51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
  • Adjust machine tables or cutting devices and set controls on machines to produce specified cuts or operations.
  • Install and adjust blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts, using hand tools and rules.
  • Change alignment and adjustment of sanding, cutting, or boring machine guides to prevent defects in finished products, using hand tools.
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.
51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Enter computer commands to store or retrieve parts patterns, graphic displays, or programs that transfer data to other media.
  • Enter coordinates of hole locations into program memories by depressing pedals or buttons of programmers.
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.

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