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  • 1) Operates electrically heated machine to mold plastic trademark ankle patch onto quarters for sneakers: Pours liquid plastic into feeder tank.

  • 2) Lifts plate cover, equipped with two die openings for simultaneous molding of right and left quarters.

  • 3) Slides dies into holders, tightens screws and replaces plate, using wrench.

  • 4) Starts machine and presses button to blow air through sprue holes in dies to clear openings.

  • 5) Brushes silicone on dies to prevent sticking.

  • 6) Positions right and left quarters over die openings on plate with edges against guide pins.

  • 7) Presses buttons to lower rams onto quarters, inject plastic to fill dies, and mold patches.

  • 8) Examines molded pieces for defects, such as insufficient plastic, lack of adhesion to cloth, discoloration, or unclear imprint, and rejects defective pieces.

  • 9) Cleans adhering plastic from die grooves and sprue holes, using metal pick.

  • 10) Adjusts rheostat to vary heat setting, according to size of die and to correct defects.




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DOT:   692.682-010

Job Number: 186