Foam Rubber Mixer

Tend machines that mix foam rubber particles with liquid latex.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Foam Rubber Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes foam rubber particles with liquid latex and discharges mixture into molds to make products, such as cushions and mattresses: Opens storage bin chute to transfer ground particles to barrel. Weighs barrel, adds or removes foam rubber particles to obtain specified weight, and dumps material into mixing machine. Weighs and pours specified amount of latex into machine and starts machine that mixes ingredients. Places mold under discharge spout of machine and fills mold with mixture. May grind foam rubber, using powered grinding machine. May tend hydraulic press that cures filled molds to form cushions and mattresses [MOLDER, FOAM RUBBER].

Should I be a Foam Rubber Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Foamite Mixer, Mixer, Foam Rubber, Rubber Mixer

    How to become a Foam Rubber Mixer

    Most Foam Rubber Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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