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51-9081.00 - Dental Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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Melt metals or mix plaster, porcelain, or acrylic pastes and pour materials into molds or over frameworks to form dental prostheses or apparatus.

51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers   Green Occupation Green
  • Melt and apply solder along adjoining edges of workpieces to solder joints, using soldering irons, gas torches, or electric-ultrasonic equipment.
  • Melt and apply solder to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products, using soldering equipment.
  • Melt and separate brazed or soldered joints to remove and straighten damaged or misaligned components, using hand torches, irons, or furnaces.
  • Place solder bars into containers and turn knobs to specified positions to melt solder and regulate its temperature.
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.
  • Melt metal pieces, using torches, and cast products, such as inlays and crowns, using centrifugal casting machines.
51-9071.01 Jewelers
  • Pour molten metal alloys or other materials into molds in order to cast models of jewelry.
  • Weigh, mix, and melt metal alloys or materials needed for jewelry models.
  • Melt and roll out metal into sheets or bars, and stamp out jewelry such as gold and silver chains, using presses or dies.
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 using crane ladles.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • 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.

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