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  • 1) Tends molding machine that casts articles, such as pots, cups, trays, and synthetic soil blocks from pulp slurry: Opens valve to admit water into pulp-mixing vat.

  • 2) Weighs and dumps specified amounts of scrap paper, rosin, wax, and other binders into vat.

  • 3) Transfers mixed slurry to storage tank or slurry tank.

  • 4) Activates forming heads to dip molds into slurry tank.

  • 5) Monitors operation of vacuum suction that fills forms or molds.

  • 6) Weighs amount of slurry gathered in random molds to ensure quality control.

  • 7) Adjusts timers to control curing and drying cycles.

  • 8) Observes pickup die which removes cured articles from forming heads or molds.

  • 9) Cleans residue from molds, using water hose.

  • 10) May tend machine that forms fiber pipe or conduit around mandrels of specified sizes and be designated Forming-Machine Operator.




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Job Number: 6675