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51-9071.07 - Precious Metal Workers

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Sand interior mold parts to remove glaze residue, apply new glaze to molds, and allow it to dry for mold assembly.

51-2091.00 Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators
  • Trim excess materials from molds, using hand shears or trimming knives.
  • Apply layers of plastic resin to mold surfaces prior to placement of fiberglass mats, repeating layers until products have the desired thicknesses and plastics have jelled.
  • Apply lacquers and waxes to mold surfaces to facilitate assembly and removal of laminated parts.
  • Trim cured materials by sawing them with diamond-impregnated cutoff wheels.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Trim or remove excess material, using scrapers, knives, or band saws.
  • Brush or spray mold surfaces with parting agents or insert paper into molds to ensure smoothness and prevent sticking or seepage.
  • Remove excess materials and level and smooth wet mold mixtures.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Cut outlines of impressions with gravers, and remove excess material with knives.
  • Remove wax or tape from etched glassware by using a stylus or knife, or by immersing ware in hot water.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Trim excess material from parts, using knives, and grind scrap plastic into powder for reuse.
  • Spray, smoke, or coat molds with compounds to lubricate or insulate molds, using acetylene torches or sprayers.
51-4052.00 Pourers and Casters, Metal
  • Skim slag or remove excess metal from ingots or equipment, using hand tools, strainers, rakes, or burners, collecting scrap for recycling.
  • Turn valves to circulate water through cores, or spray water on filled molds to cool and solidify metal.

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