Centrifugal-Casting-Machine Operator I

Tend centrifugal casting machines that cast tubular metal products.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Centrifugal-Casting-Machine Operator Is do?

Tends centrifugal casting machine that casts tubular metal products, such as pipes, brakedrums, or bushings: Lays specified mold on spinning mechanism. Brushes dirt and metal fragments from inside of mold. Places and fastens cover on ends of mold. Preheats mold with torch. Starts machine and sprays insulation on inside surface of rotating mold. Pours molten metal into mold, using hand ladle. Allows mold to spin for specified time to solidify metal against mold walls. Unfastens mold cover and removes casting, using tongs or hydraulic ram. May set machine controls to rotate mold at specified speed.


Should I be a Centrifugal-Casting-Machine Operator I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Centrifugal-Casting-Machine Operator I

    Most Centrifugal-Casting-Machine Operator Is have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kaaaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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