Casting Machine Operator

Operate continuous casting machines which produces tubes and rods.

What does a Casting Machine Operator do?

Sets up and operates continuous casting machine to produce tubes and rods: Threads graphite die into bottom of crucible that holds molten metal during casting process. Places water jacket around die and connects waterlines. Inserts metal bar through die into crucible to form weld with molten metal. Inserts metal extension rod through driving rollers and threads rod to starting tip. Regulates speed of rollers to draw extension rod, starting tip, and molten metal through die in continuous casting process.