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51-2051.00 - Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators

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Inspect, clean, and assemble molds before beginning work.

51-4071.00 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
  • Clean and smooth molds, cores, and core boxes, and repair surface imperfections.
  • Form and assemble slab cores around patterns, and position wire in mold sections to reinforce molds, using hand tools and glue.
  • Position cores into lower sections of molds, and reassemble molds for pouring.
  • Tend machines that bond cope and drag together to form completed shell molds.
  • Rotate sweep boards around spindles to make symmetrical molds for convex impressions.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Perform maintenance work such as cleaning and oiling machines.
  • Smooth and clean inner surfaces of molds, using brushes, scrapers, air hoses, or grinding wheels, and fill imperfections with refractory material.
  • Clamp metal and plywood strips around dies or patterns to form molds.
  • Shape molds to specified contours, using sand, and trowels and related tools.
  • Assemble shell halves, patterns, and foundry flasks, and reinforce core boxes, using glue, clamps, wire, bolts, rams, or machines.
51-6091.00 Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers
  • Clean and maintain extruding and forming machines, using hand tools.
  • Remove polymer deposits from spinnerettes and equipment, using silicone spray, brass chisels, and bronze-wool pads.
  • Remove excess, entangled, or completed filaments from machines, using hand tools.
  • Wipe finish rollers with cloths and wash finish trays with water when necessary.
51-9011.00 Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Inspect equipment or units to detect leaks or malfunctions, shutting equipment down, if necessary.
  • Add treating or neutralizing agents to products, and pump products through filters or centrifuges to remove impurities or to precipitate products.
  • Drain equipment, and pump water or other solutions through to flush and clean tanks or equipment.
  • Flush or clean equipment, using steam hoses or mechanical reamers.
51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Assemble, insert, and adjust wires, tubes, cores, fittings, rods, or patterns into molds, using hand tools and depth gauges.
  • Operate molding machines that compact sand in flasks to form molds.
  • Construct or form molds for use in casting clay or plaster objects, using plaster, fiberglass, rubber, casting machines, patterns, or flasks.

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