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51-6091.00 - Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

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Turn rheostats to obtain specified temperatures in electric furnaces where glass is melted.

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.
51-3011.00 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.
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.
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
  • Read temperature gauges and observe color changes, adjusting furnace flames, torches, or electrical heating units as necessary to melt metal to specifications.

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