Foam Gun Operator

Spray mixture of resins and activators on reinforced plastic products.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Foam Gun Operators do?

Sprays mixture of resins and activators on reinforced plastic products, such as shower stalls, bathtubs, and automobile body parts, using foam gun: Turns valves to obtain specified mixture, quantity, and force of resin and activator to gun nozzle. Directs spray onto workpiece to insulate, reinforce, or build up thickness of product, according to specifications. Moves sprayed items to curing area, using dolly. Cleans nozzle and spray equipment, using menthol chloride.

Should I be a Foam Gun Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Outside the Box Thinker: Your creative brainpower gets a workout as you come up with innovative ideas.

  • Also known as: Air Brush Operator, Doper Operator, Retouching Operator, Silk-Screen Operator, Spray Gun Operator, Spray Operator See More

    How to become a Foam Gun Operator

    Most Foam Gun Operators 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:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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