Plastics Fabricator and Welder

Plastics Fabricator or Welders operate machines to measure, cut, shape, fit and assemble plastics materials to produce plastic products.

Overview

Plastics Fabricator or Welders operate machines to measure, cut, shape, fit and assemble plastics materials to produce plastic products.

Day-to-day

  • selects appropriate equipment and materials
  • cleans and prepares surfaces
  • operates controls to regulate temperature, pressure, speed and flow of operation
  • measures and loads materials, items and ingredients for mixing into machines and feeding mechanisms
  • monitors operation, regulates material supply and adds chemicals and colorants to mixture
  • lays casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on moulds
  • operates rollers to remove air
  • operates vulcaniser presses and controls curing
  • examines output for defects and conformity to specifications
  • performs minor repairs and maintains production records.

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