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51-6061.00 - Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders

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Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed.

51-6011.00 Laundry and Dry-Cleaning Workers
  • Start washers, dry cleaners, driers, or extractors, and turn valves or levers to regulate machine processes and the volume of soap, detergent, water, bleach, starch, and other additives.
  • Operate extractors and driers, or direct their operation.
  • Operate dry-cleaning machines to clean soiled articles.
  • Operate machines that comb, dry and polish furs, clean, sterilize and fluff feathers and blankets, or roll and package towels.
  • Start pumps to operate distilling systems that drain and reclaim dry cleaning solvents.
51-4191.00 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Adjust controls to maintain temperatures and heating times, using thermal instruments and charts, dials and gauges of furnaces, and color of stock in furnaces to make setting determinations.
  • Reduce heat when processing is complete to allow parts to cool in furnaces or machinery.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Set the proper operating temperature for each casting.
  • Operate and adjust controls of heating equipment to melt material or to cure, dry, or bake filled molds.
51-3011.00 Bakers
  • Set oven temperatures and place items into hot ovens for baking.
  • Observe color of products being baked and adjust oven temperatures, humidity, or conveyor speeds accordingly.
51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
  • Press and adjust controls to activate, set, and regulate equipment according to specifications.
  • Melt or refine metal before casting, calculating required temperatures, and observe metal color, adjusting controls as necessary to maintain required temperatures.

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