Metal casting is a three-week course designed to develop a Metalcasting Technician capable of taking molten liquid metal and pouring it into molds to form shapes that are then ground and polished before being finished. They work with all types of metals and different molds to make parts for machines and equipment.
Core Maker, Molder, Core Machine Operator, Mold Maker, No Bake Molder, Sand Molder, Journeyman Molder, Core Stripper, Shell Core Operator, Shell Mold Operator
Interest code: RC
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