Dipper

Tend machines that dip forms into tanks of coagulant or liquid latex.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dippers do?

Tends machine that dips forms into tanks of coagulant or liquid latex to produce rubber goods, such as gloves and balloons: Lifts form board from conveyor and fastens form board to machine bed with hinge clamps and slide bolts. Manually inverts bed and moves lever to submerge forms in tank of solution according to specifications. Raises and rocks bed to create movement that dries coagulant or equally distributes and sets latex on forms. Lifts boards to conveyor for next process. Adds solutions to tanks, using dipper to speed drying time or replenish supply to specified level. May tend automatic dipping machine that fabricates artificial rubber gloves. May be designated according to dipping solution used as Coagulant Dipper; Latex Dipper.


Should I be a Dipper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Broom-Handle Dipper, Cast Iron Dipper, Chocolate Dipper, Dagger, Dip Filler, Dipper Operator, Enamel Dipper See More

    How to become a Dipper

    Most Dippers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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