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Rubber Mold Maker

Form rubber wax injection molds by vulcanizing rubber around metal sample.

What does a Rubber Mold Maker do?

Forms rubber wax injection molds by vulcanizing pieces of rubber around metal sample: Places metal sample into frame and packs raw rubber around sample. Clamps sample, frame, and rubber into vulcanizing machine. Turns on machine, waits specified time, and removes mold from machine. Splits mold into two pieces to remove metal sample, using knife or scalpel. Inspects mold for defects. May form investment molds around wax patterns. May operate centrifugal casting machine. May burn grooves or crevices in mold to correct defects, using soldering gun.