Plastics Heat Welder

Fuse together plastic sheets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Plastics Heat Welders do?

Fuses together plastic sheets, using hot-air gun to melt and join edges of sheets: Cuts sheets to be joined to form smooth edges, using knife. Sands edges, using power sander, to form V-joint. Places plastic rod in V-joint and activates hot-air gun to melt rod, causing mass to fill V-joint and join edges of sheets.

Should I be a Plastics Heat Welder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Heat Welder, Plastics, Welder, Plastic

    How to become a Plastics Heat Welder

    Plastics Heat Welders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Plastics Heat Welder-related education!
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