Coreroom Foundry Laborer

Perform the tasks involved in coremaking.

What does a Coreroom Foundry Laborer do?

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in coremaking: Pastes core sections together to form completed core. Brushes, dips, or sprays solution, such as graphite, on cores to produce smooth finish. Carries and loads cores into oven. Piles cores on racks for drying. Carries sand to coreroom. Forms core reinforcing rods and wires into specified shape by hand or by machine. Pulls wires and rods from finished castings, using pliers, hammer and chisel, and special hooks. Dresses cores, using handtools or power tools, such as files, scrapers, and grinding wheel. May fill cracks in surface of core with putty or patching sand, using putty knife.