Slug Press Operator

Tend machine that compress moist welding rod coating mix.

What does a Slug Press Operator do?

Tends machine that compresses moist welding rod coating mix into cylinder-shaped slugs: Dumps mix into forming chamber of slug press, using forklift. Presses button to close press and activate ram that automatically forms and ejects slug. Slips cellophane bag over slug or places it in container to prevent crusting or dehydration. Cleans machine, using brush, scraper, and airhose.