Heat glass to pliable stage, using gas flames or ovens and rotating glass to heat it uniformly.
Inspect, weigh, and measure products to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments such as micrometers, calipers, magnifiers, or rulers.
Record manufacturing information, such as quantities, sizes, or types of goods produced.
Place glass into dies or molds of presses and control presses to form products, such as glassware components or optical blanks.
Spray or swab molds with oil solutions to prevent adhesion of glass.
Level of Education Attained by Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (31%)
Less than high school diploma
High school diploma or equivalent
*All other responses combined for clarity.
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