Machine Candle Molder

Tend cast-molding machines that form candles.

What does a Machine Candle Molder do?

Tends cast-molding machine that forms candles: Fills machine with liquid wax and turns valve to force steam into jackets to heat molds. Turns valve to transfer wax to molds. Scrapes flash from molds, using knife, and depresses pedal to eject candles into trays. Cuts candlewick ends to specified length, using knife. May move lever to force needles, threaded with wicks, through candles or to insert pins into candles, leaving hole for later insertion of wick. May imbed decorative bases in butt ends of candles during cooling. May insert wax cores in molds for application of final wax coating.