Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Foundry Mold and Coremakers

Make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in foundries.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Initiative * Cooperation * Dependability * Self Control * Persistence * Integrity * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Sift and pack sand into mold sections, core boxes, and pattern contours, using hand or pneumatic ramming tools. * Clean and smooth molds, cores, and core boxes, and repair surface imperfections. * Tend machines that bond cope and drag together to form completed shell molds.



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Sample Job Titles Airset Caster, Airset Molder, Bond Runner, Core Baker, Core Drier, Core Maker, Core Microarchitect, Core Oven Tender, Core Paster, Core Piler, Core Rescuer, Core Setter, Core Stacker, Core Sticker, Core Stripper, Coremaker, Coremaker Apprentice, Dipper, Dry Molder, Dry Sand Molder, Founder, Foundry Finisher, Foundry Mold Assembly and Shake-Out Worker, Foundry Molder, Foundry Tender, Foundry Worker, Golf Club Head Former, Hand Coremaker, Hand Former, Hand Spring Former, Journeyman Molder, Laborer, Mold Capper, Mold Closer, Mold Finisher, Mold Maker, Mold Tooling Technician, Molder, Molder Apprentice, No Bake Molder, Pattern Molder, Roll Hand, Sand Cutter, Sand Cutter Operator, Sand Molder, Sweep Molder, Wax Pattern Coater.