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51-9195.05 - Potters, Manufacturing

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Mix and apply glazes, and load glazed pieces into kilns for firing.

51-9122.00 Painters, Transportation Equipment
  • Mix paints to match color specifications or vehicles' original colors, stirring or thinning paints, using spatulas or power mixing equipment.
  • Spray prepared surfaces with specified amounts of primers and decorative or finish coatings.
  • Apply rust-resistant undercoats and caulk and seal seams.
  • Sand and apply sealer to properly dried vehicle finish.
  • Apply primer over any repairs made to vehicle surfaces.
  • Allow the sprayed product to dry and touch up any missed spots.
  • Use brush to hand-paint areas in need of retouching or unreachable with a spray gun.
51-7021.00 Furniture Finishers
  • Brush, spray, or hand-rub finishing ingredients, such as paint, oil, stain, or wax, onto and into wood grain and apply lacquer or other sealers.
  • Mix finish ingredients to obtain desired colors or shades.
  • Stencil, gild, emboss, mark, or paint designs or borders to reproduce the original appearance of restored pieces, or to decorate new pieces.
  • Paint metal surfaces electrostatically, or by using a spray gun or other painting equipment.
  • Spread graining ink over metal portions of furniture to simulate wood-grain finish.
  • Brush bleaching agents on wood surfaces to restore natural color.
51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Immerse objects to be coated or plated into cleaning solutions, or spray objects with conductive solutions to prepare them for plating.
  • Spray coating in specified patterns according to instructions.
  • Plate small objects, such as nuts or bolts, using motor-driven barrels.
  • Place plated or coated materials on racks and transfer them to ovens to dry for specified periods of time.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Prepare workpieces for etching or engraving by cutting, sanding, cleaning, polishing, or treating them with wax, acid resist, lime, etching powder, or light-sensitive enamel.
  • Expose workpieces to acid to develop etch patterns such as designs, lettering, or figures.
  • Brush or wipe acid over engraving to darken or highlight inscriptions.
51-9123.00 Painting, Coating, and Decorating Workers
  • Apply coatings, such as paint, ink, or lacquer, to protect or decorate workpiece surfaces, using spray guns, pens, or brushes.
  • Place coated workpieces in ovens or dryers for specified times to dry or harden finishes.
  • Select and mix ingredients to prepare coating substances according to specifications, using paddles or mechanical mixers.

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