Profession Metal moulder

Metal moulder
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Metal moulders or metal moulding machine setter-operators mould and cast a range of products by mixing materials, assembling mould parts, filling and stacking moulds, etc.

Personality Type

Tasks metal moulder

  • Plan and set up the sequence of operations according to blueprints, layouts or other instructions.
  • Select equipment, e.g. mould boxes, core boxes, cores, patterns, moulding sands, etc., according to the job requirements.
  • Prepare the moulds for metal pouring.
  • Load or stack filled moulds, e.g. in ovens, dryers, curing boxes or on storage racks or carts.
  • Operate heating equipment, e.g. to melt material or to cure, dry or bake filled moulds.
  • Monitor the machinery during its operation.
  • Check the completed work using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, gauges, etc.
  • Finish the work, e.g. by removing excess material, levelling and smoothing wet mould mixtures.
  • Clean and maintain work area, tools and equipment used in the moulding process.

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