Strip molded latex or plastic products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $57,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Strippers do?

Strips molded latex or plastic products, such as masks, puppets, and footwear, from molds, performing any of following methods: Removes mold from conveyor emerging from drying oven and clamps it in holder to secure mold. Trims excess plastic from mold top, using knife. Pries section of workpiece from mold wall, grips workpiece manually or using stripping pliers or prongs, and twists and pulls footwear from mold. Dusts talc into molds and removes masks or puppets, using knife. Immerses rack of molds in water tank to cool them, dries molds, using airhose, and pulls masks or puppets from molds, using pliers. Places acceptable items on transfer belt or in box and damaged ones on salvage pile. May clean molds by hand or using steam hose. May be designated according to material used as Stripper, Latex; Stripper, Soft Plastic.

Should I be a Stripper?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: Book Stripper, Color Stripper, Commercial Stripper, Negative Stripper, Negative Turner, Prepress Stripper See More

    How to become a Stripper

    Most Strippers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:g9daaa&chl=no+college+%2826%25%29|certificate+%2850%25%29|associate%27s+%2824%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,26,50
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