Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setter

Set up and adjust molding and coremaking machines.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setters do?

Sets up and adjusts molding and coremaking machines, such as roll-over, squeeze, coremaking, and shell molding: Obtains specified pattern, moves pattern to work station manually or using hoist, and bolts it to bed of mold or core forming machine, using wrenches. Adjusts stops, height of squeeze or roll-over mechanism, and height of sand hopper according to size of pattern or core, using handtools. Adjusts timing cycle of machines to specified settings. Replaces worn parts, such as air lines, gaslines, gaskets, and core box vents, using handtools.

Should I be a Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setter?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Coremaking Machine Setter, Molding Machine Setter, Sand Slinger, Setter, Molding-and-Coremaking Machines

    How to Become a
    Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setter

    Most Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setters 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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