Insulation Board Calender Operator

Operate machines in tandem to press rough insulation board into caliper.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Insulation Board Calender Operators do?

Operates machines in tandem to press rough insulation board into specified caliper, calender it into smooth finish, and paint and dry it: Pumps paint from portable tank into machine well. Turns handwheel to space paint rolls and control specified paint spread on board. Starts machines and turns valves to start flow of steam and regulate temperature in calender rolls and paint-drying oven. Weighs unpainted and painted sample boards to calculate amount of paint adherence. Observes processing to ensure that finished boards meet quality control specifications.

Should I be an Insulation Board Calender Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Calender Operator, Insulation Board

    How to Become an
    Insulation Board Calender Operator

    Most Insulation Board Calender Operators 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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