Extruding & Forming Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Synthetic & Glass Fibers
Also called: Extrusion Operator, Extruder Operator, Process Operator, Spindraw Operator
In the Marine Corps: Hull Maintenance Technician; Ship's Serviceman
In the Navy: Hull Maintenance Technician; Ship's Serviceman
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.
On the job, you would:
- Remove excess, entangled, or completed filaments from machines, using hand tools.
- Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form filaments from synthetic materials such as rayon, fiberglass, or liquid polymers.
- Load materials into extruding and forming machines, using hand tools, and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
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