Extruder Tender

Tend machines that extrude rubber compounds.

What does an Extruder Tender do?

Tends machine that extrudes rubber compound to produce strands for use in making elastic yarn: Adjusts valves to regulate and maintain specified flow of rubber compound and size of extruded strand. Separates strands in acid bath with tweezers and places strands on rollers leading to curing oven. Cleans and replaces nozzles. Fills feed tank with liquid-rubber compound.