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"Metal Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up or set up and operate metal casting, molding, and coremaking machines to mold or cast metal parts and products, such as tubes, rods, automobile trim, carburetor housings, and motor parts. Machines include: die casting and continuous casting machines, and roll-over, squeeze, and shell molding machines.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Metal Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator"

1) Moves controls to start, set, or adjust casting, molding, or pressing machines.

2) Cleans and lubricates casting machine and dies, using airhose and brushes.

3) Inspects castings and core slots for defects, using fixed gauges.

4) Repairs or replaces worn or defective machine parts and dies.

5) Obtains and moves specified pattern to work station, manually or using hoist, and secures pattern to machine, using wrenches.

6) Removes castings from dies and dips castings in water to cool, using pliers or tongs.

7) Preheats die sections with torch or electric heater.

8) Pours molten metal into cold-chamber machine or cylinders, using hand ladle.

9) Connects water hose to cooling system of die, using hand tools.

 

 

11) Stacks and mounts rotor core laminations over keyed mandrel of casting machine, and removes and stamps rotor with identifying data.

12) Lines cylinder pot with asbestos strips and disk to prevent chilling.


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Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-4072.03