What Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic Do
Lay out, machine, fit, and assemble castings and parts to metal or plastic foundry patterns, core boxes, or match plates.
Other Job Titles Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic May Have
Die Cast Die Maker, Fixture Builder, Layout Technician, Metal Pattern Maker, Pattern Maker, Pattern Maker Programmer, Pattern Repair Person, Patternmaker, Wax Molder
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Verify conformance of patterns or template dimensions to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and micrometers. Set up and operate machine tools, such as milling machines, lathes, drill presses, and grinders, to machine castings or patterns. Repair and rework templates and patterns. Assemble pattern sections, using hand tools, bolts, screws, rivets, glue, or welding equipment. Read and interpret blueprints or drawings of parts to be cast or patterns to be made, compute dimensions, and plan operational sequences. See More
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