Softball Core Molder

Form softball cores, using heated presses.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Softball Core Molders do?

Forms softball cores, using heated presses: Weighs loose wad of kapok, rags, or paper on scale and stuffs specified amount into heated press. Turns wheel to close press and mold softball core. Removes molded core from press after specified period and wraps with cord to hold core together until wound. May shape and cure vinyl dipped softballs, using rolling machine and heated molding press.


Should I be a Softball Core Molder?

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.

  • How to become a Softball Core Molder

    Softball Core Molders 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 Softball Core Molder-related education!
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