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Plastics Spreading Machine Operator

Operate machineries to spread synthetic resins over sheet of plastics film.

What does a Plastics Spreading Machine Operator do?

Operates machinery to spread synthetic resins and glass fibers over continuous sheet of plastics film to prepare materials for subsequent molding: Moves controls to set and regulate width of sheet and to adjust line speeds with flow rate of materials. Moves plungers to start flow of synthetic resin solution through metering device. Observes gauges and starts pumps and degassing system on supply tanks to regulate pressure. Inserts thermometer in synthetic resin to verify temperature. Observes tachometers, flowmeters, and gauges to verify specified process conditions.