Laminating Machine Tender

Tend machines that combine two continuous sheets of material.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laminating Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that combines two continuous sheets of material, such as rubber, sponge rubber, fabric, felt, or fleece, working as team member: Transfers rolls of material to and from machine, using handtruck, and lifts or hoists rolls into cradles, using chain hoist. Threads ends of cemented and noncemented materials over feed rollers, between combining rollers, and onto single takeup roll. Turns wheels or capstan bolts to set pressure of combining rolls by trial and error to produce complete adhesion of both materials. Starts machine and moves lever to engage clutch and start material winding. Leans against one rotating roll of material to control tension and pulls or feeds edge to align it with other roll, while other worker controls tension and aligns material on opposite end of roll. Stops winding when either feeder roll is empty and cuts off other roll of material to match length, using scissors. Tapes ends of unused material, reads yardage indicator, and marks amount left on roll.

Should I be a Laminating Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Laminating Machine Tender

    Most Laminating Machine Tenders 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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