Glue Mixer

Tend agitator tanks that mix ingredients to produce chemical compounds.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Glue Mixers do?

Tends agitator tanks that mix ingredients to produce chemical compounds, such as sealants, adhesives, fillers, and linoleum paste: Weighs and measures ingredients, such as casein, clay, flour, glue powder and gelatin, lignin, resins, and liquid catalysts or water, following prescribed formula, and dumps, pours, pumps, or scoops ingredients into machine, tank, or kettle. Pushes button to start agitators that blend ingredients. Observes mixing process and adds ingredients according to specifications. Manipulates controls to drain mixture from tanks or kettles. May draw product sample for laboratory analysis. May cook mixture, using steam-jacketed kettle. May manually mix compounds. May mark identifying information on containers. May record amount of product mixed. May be designated according to product mixed as Sealant Mixer.


Should I be a Glue Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Glass Enamel Mixer, Glaze Mixer

    How to become a Glue Mixer

    Most Glue 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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