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51-9071.07 - Precious Metal Workers

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Heat ingots or alloy mixtures to specified temperatures, stir mixtures, skim off impurities, and fill molds to form ingots from which parts are cast.

51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Preheat tools, dies, plastic materials, or patterns, using blowtorches or other equipment.
  • Pour or load metal or sand into melting pots, furnaces, molds, or hoppers, using shovels, ladles, or machines.
  • Pull level and toggle latches to fill molds, to regulate tension on sheeting, and to release mold covers.
  • Skim or pour dross, slag, or impurities from molten metal, using ladles, rakes, hoes, spatulas, or spoons.
51-4051.00 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
  • Drain, transfer, or remove molten metal from furnaces, and place it into molds, using hoists, pumps, or ladles.
  • Remove impurities from the surface of molten metal, using strainers.
  • Sprinkle chemicals over molten metal to bring impurities to the surface.
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
  • Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles or hand-controlled mechanisms.
  • Add metal to molds to compensate for shrinkage.
  • Skim slag or remove excess metal from ingots or equipment, using hand tools, strainers, rakes, or burners, collecting scrap for recycling.
51-4071.00 Foundry Mold and Coremakers
  • Sift and pack sand into mold sections, core boxes, and pattern contours, using hand or pneumatic ramming tools.
  • Position cores into lower sections of molds, and reassemble molds for pouring.
  • Pour molten metal into molds, manually or with crane ladles.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Pour, pack, spread, or press plaster, concrete, liquid plastic, or other materials into or around models or molds.
  • Place forms around models and separately immerse each half portion of a model in plaster, wax, or other mold-making materials.

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