Set up and adjust molding and coremaking machines.
What does a Molding-and-Coremaking Machines Setter do?
Sets up and adjusts molding and coremaking machines, such as roll-over, squeeze, coremaking, and shell molding: Obtains specified pattern, moves pattern to work station manually or using hoist, and bolts it to bed of mold or core forming machine, using wrenches. Adjusts stops, height of squeeze or roll-over mechanism, and height of sand hopper according to size of pattern or core, using handtools. Adjusts timing cycle of machines to specified settings. Replaces worn parts, such as air lines, gaslines, gaskets, and core box vents, using handtools.