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3712 — Heat Treating

This occupation includes jobs involved in heat treating metals in a furnace or preheated chemical bath to alter the physical and chemical properties of the metal to produce a specific degree of hardness, toughness, or strength by an established process of controlled heating and cooling; and/or operating an annealing furnace and a series of vats to anneal, treat, wash, and rinse metal components.