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51-9031.00 - Cutters and Trimmers, Hand

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Clean, treat, buff, or polish finished items, using grinders, brushes, chisels, and cleaning solutions and polishing materials.

51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Move machine controls to index workpieces, and to adjust machines for pre-selected operational settings.
  • Activate machine start-up switches to grind, lap, hone, debar, shear, or cut workpieces, according to specifications.
  • Set up, operate, or tend grinding and related tools that remove excess material or burrs from surfaces, sharpen edges or corners, or buff, hone, or polish metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Set and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, using knowledge of machine operation.
51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Remove excess materials or impurities from objects, using air hoses or grinding machines.
  • Rinse coated objects in cleansing liquids and dry them with cloths, centrifugal driers, or by tumbling in sawdust-filled barrels.
  • Operate sandblasting equipment to roughen and clean surfaces of workpieces.
  • Clean workpieces, using wire brushes.
51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters   Green Occupation Green
  • Chip or grind off excess weld, slag, or spatter, using hand scrapers or power chippers, portable grinders, or arc-cutting equipment.
  • Remove rough spots from workpieces, using portable grinders, hand files, or scrapers.
  • Prepare all material surfaces to be welded, ensuring that there is no loose or thick scale, slag, rust, moisture, grease, or other foreign matter.
  • Clean or degrease parts, using wire brushes, portable grinders, or chemical baths.
51-9022.00 Grinding and Polishing Workers, Hand
  • Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Move controls to adjust, start, or stop equipment during grinding and polishing processes.
  • Spread emery powder or other polishing compounds on stone, or wet stone surfaces with hoses, and guide buffing wheels over stone to polish surfaces.
51-9071.06 Gem and Diamond Workers
  • Hold stones, gems, dies, or styluses against rotating plates, wheels, saws, or slitters to cut, shape, slit, grind, or polish them.
  • Place stones in clamps on polishing machines and polish facets of stones, using felt-covered or canvas-covered polishing wheels and polishing compounds such as tripoli and rouge.
  • Regrind drill points, and advance drill cutting points according to specifications for channel depths and shapes.

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