Tend equipment that sublimate crude salicylic acid derived from coal tar.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sublimers do?

Tends equipment that sublimates crude salicylic acid derived from coal tar: Weighs specified amount of salicylic acid and dumps it onto conveyor leading to sublimation unit. Starts fans that circulate heated air in unit to promote vaporization of salicylic acid. Starts pump to draw salicylic-acid vapor through filters into condenser tanks where salicylic acid recrystallizes. Keeps daily production records.

Should I be a Sublimer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Sublimer

    Most Sublimers 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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