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Foam Machine Operator

Tend machines that spray thermoplastic resins onto conveyor belts.

What does a Foam Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that sprays thermoplastic resins onto conveyor belt to form plastic foam: Pours catalysts and resins into machine hoppers and starts belt conveyor and resin pumps. Turns valves to start spray and synchronize spray with conveyor speed. Cuts solidified foam block to specified length, using handsaw. May cut foam block to specified thickness, using horizontal bandsaw [SAWYER].