Forging Dies Final Finisher

Grind and sand contoured metal surfaces to finish forging dies.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Forging Dies Final Finishers do?

Grinds and sands contoured metal surfaces to finish forging dies, using handtools: Selects abrasive tools according to operation and dimensions specified. Manipulates powered hand grinder to remove bead, grind curved surfaces to specified radii, remove machining marks, and smooth die surfaces. Sands surfaces of cavity and gutters to facilitate flow of metal during forging. Manipulates handtools, such as files, stones, and emery cloth, to smooth surfaces. Visually and tactually inspects surfaces for flaws and smoothness.

Should I be a Forging Dies Final Finisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Die-Finisher, Forging, Final Finisher, Forging Dies, Forging-Die Finisher

    How to Become a
    Forging Dies Final Finisher

    Most Forging Dies Final Finishers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaoaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2819%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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