Calender Feeder

Feed milled rubber stocks into rolls of calendering machine.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Calender Feeders do?

Feeds milled rubber stock into rolls of calendering machine to maintain continuous supply: Lifts pig of rubber stock from warmup mill conveyor and pushes it between horizontal rotating rolls until stock is drawn between and rolled around calender rolls. Turns wheels or capstan bolts to adjust distance between rolls to produce sheeting of specified thickness. May mount roll of backing material, such as sponge rubber, insole mixture, or cloth fabric, in cradle and thread it through rolls for coating with rubber.


Should I be a Calender Feeder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Calciner Feeder

    How to become a Calender Feeder

    Most Calender Feeders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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