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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.
51-9022.00 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.
51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Trim or remove excess material, using scrapers, knives, or band saws.
  • Remove excess materials and level and smooth wet mold mixtures.
51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
  • Smooth soldered joints and rough spots, using hand files and emery paper, and polish smoothed areas with polishing wheels or buffing wire.
  • Clean and polish metal items and jewelry pieces, using jewelers' tools, polishing wheels, and chemical baths.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Dress and otherwise finish boots or shoes, as by trimming the edges of new soles and heels to the shoe shape.
  • Clean and polish shoes.

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