Cool materials


Manipulating or changing the structure of materials by cooling them or submerging them in water.

Alternative labels

cooling materials
quench materials
cool a material

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cool materials is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Cool materials is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Plastic heat treatment equipment operator: Plastic heat treatment equipment operators manipulate plastic products using machinery such as furnaces or flame-hardening machines in order to temper, anneal or heat-treat. They set up the machinery and read the production instructions to determine the furnace temperature. Plastic heat treatment equipment operators remove products from machines, let them cool down, examine and test products to see if they conform to specifications.




  1. Cool materials – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022