Tend mouldmaking machines


Tend and monitor machines designed for mouldmaking processes, such as mixers, belt conveyors, air conveyors, grabs, and others.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Tend mouldmaking machines is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Moulding machine operator: Moulding machine operators operate machines that are part of the production process of moulds for the manufacturing of castings or other moulded materials. They tend the mouldmaking machines that use the appropriate materials such as sand, plastics, or ceramics to obtain the moulding material. They may then use a pattern and one or more cores to produce the right shape impression in this material. The shaped material is then left to set, later to be used as a mould in the production of moulded products such as ferrous and non-ferrous metal castings.

Optional skill

Tend mouldmaking machines 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.

Moulding machine technician: Moulding machine technicians service machinery used in the casting and moulding of plastics and other materials. They calibrate the equipment, perform maintenance activities, examine finished products and repair faults.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022