Materials of die


This includes metal materials most often used for die such as magnesium, copper, and brass.

Alternative labels

supplies of die
material of die
stuffs of die
resources of die

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Materials of die is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Ammunition assembler: Ammunition assemblers put together explosives and other ammunition components. They perform this work in mass production in ammunition factories. The production itself focuses on the manufacturing of cartridges or projectiles.

Optional knowledge

Materials of die is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Paper embosing press operator: Paper embossing press operators use a press to raise or recess certain areas of the medium, so as to create relief on the print. Two matching engraved dies are placed around the paper and pressure is applied to change the surface of the material.
Hot foil operator: Hot foil operators tend machines which apply a metallic foil on other materials using pressure cylinders and heating. They also mix colors, set up the appropriate machinery equipment and monitor printing.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022