Wax Pattern Repairer

Repair wax patterns used in lost-wax casting process.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wax Pattern Repairers do?

Repairs wax patterns used in lost-wax casting process: Inspects patterns for defects, such as cracks, seams, broken edges, and excess wax. Seals cracks, seams, and joints, removes excess wax, and builds up damaged edges, using wax and heated knife.

Should I be a Wax Pattern Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Wax Pattern Repairer

    Wax Pattern Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Wax Pattern Repairer-related education!
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