Profession metal sawing machine operator
Metal sawing machine operators set up and operate metal sawing machines designed to cut excess metal from a metal workpiece by the use of a (or several) large toothed-edges blade(s). They also trim clean finished shapes out of metal using tin snips, metal shears or wire cutters. They also smoothen and trim sharp or rough edges using various tools.
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- Realistic / Investigative
- Statistical process control
Method of quality control that uses statistics to monitor processes.
- Types of sawing blades
Types of cutting blades used in the sawing process, such as band saw blades, crosscut blades, plytooth blades and others, made from tool steel, carbide, diamond or other materials.
- Supply machine with appropriate tools
Supply the machine with the necessary tools and items for a particular production purpose.
- Dispose of cutting waste material
Dispose of possibly hazardous waste material created in the cutting process, such as swarf, scrap and slugs, sort according to regulations, and clean up workplace.
- Use CAM software
Use computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) programmes to control machinery and machine tools in the creation, modification, analysis, or optimisation as part of the manufacturing processes of workpieces.
- Tend metal sawing machine
Tend sawing machine designed for metal cutting processes, monitor and operate it, according to regulations.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Program a CNC controller
Set up the desired product design in the CNC controller of the CNC machine for product manufacturing.
- Operate precision measuring equipment
Measure the size of a processed part when checking and marking it to check if it is up to standard by use of two and three dimensional precision measuring equipment such as a caliper, a micrometer, and a measuring gauge.
- Use automatic programming
Utilise specialised software tools to generate computer code from specifications, such as diagrams, structured informations or other means of describing functionality.