Position cores in drag of sand mold.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Core Setters do?
Positions cores in drag of sand mold. Examines mold and cores for defects, such as cracks and broken surfaces, before mold is closed. Verifies spacing between mold and cores, using gauges. May assist in closing mold. May operate hoist to move and position large cores. May assemble groups of cores in fixture of automatic core-setting machine.
Should I be a Core Setter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Disk Setter, Suspension-Cord Tier, Vamp Wetter
How to become a Core Setter
Most Core Setters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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