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Remove excess metal or porcelain and polish surfaces of prostheses or frameworks, using polishing machines.

51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Clean and polish engraved areas.
  • 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.
  • 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.
51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers
  • Polish articles by hand or by using a polishing wheel.
  • Trim gates and sharp points from cast parts, using band saws.
  • Sand interior mold parts to remove glaze residue, apply new glaze to molds, and allow it to dry for mold assembly.
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.
  • Trim, scrape, or deburr objects or parts, using chisels, scrapers, and other hand tools and equipment.
  • Spread emery powder or other polishing compounds on stone, or wet stone surfaces with hoses, and guide buffing wheels over stone to polish surfaces.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Trim or remove excess material, using scrapers, knives, or band saws.
  • Remove excess materials and level and smooth wet mold mixtures.
51-9122.00 Painters, Transportation Equipment
  • Remove grease, dirt, paint, or rust from vehicle surfaces in preparation for paint application, using abrasives, solvents, brushes, blowtorches, washing tanks, or sandblasters.
  • Buff and wax the finished paintwork.

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