Fill curing molds with latex to cast foam rubber products.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pourers do?

Fills curing molds with latex to cast foam rubber products by any of following methods: Inserts hose nozzle in opening of closed mold and twists hose clamp to control flow and fill mold with latex, observing vent overflow to determine when mold is full. Pulls lever on bottom of mixing bowl to fill mold as mold is carried in position by conveyor. Scoops excess latex from mold, using scraper to prevent overflow during curing. May stir latex in mold, using paddle to remove air bubbles. May feel latex to determine consistency. May manually pour measured amount of latex into dipping tank into which molds are inserted to form coated latex articles.

Should I be a Pourer?

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

  • How to become a Pourer

    Most Pourers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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