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Rubber products machine operators

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Code

8141

Description

Rubber products machine operators monitor and operate machines which knead and blend rubber and rubber compounds and produce various components and products from natural and synthetic rubber, such as moulded footwear, domestic articles, insulating materials, industrial accessories or tyres.
Tasks include -
(a) operating and monitoring machines which knead, mix and blend rubber and rubber compounds for further processing;
(b) operating and monitoring machines which produce sheets of rubber or rubberized fabric by a rolling process;
(c) operating and monitoring machines which extrude compounded rubber or shape vulcanized rubber by moulding;
(d) operating and monitoring machines which build up tyres on a form, vulcanize tyres and mould or rebuild used tyres;
(e) examining outputs for defects and conformity to specifications;
(f) locating defects and repairing worn and faulty tyres by vulcanizing or other processes.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Latex worker
- Rubber extruding machine operator
- Rubber milling machine operator
- Rubber moulder
- Rubber products machine operator
- Tyre maker
- Tyre repairer
- Vulcanizer

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