Tend retreading molds that vulcanizes camelback onto tire casings.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Tire Molders do?
Tends retreading mold that vulcanizes camelback onto tire casing and molds tread design: Places air bag of specified size inside tire, using tire-spreading device, and clamps tire into mold. Inflates air bag to specified pressure and heats mold to specified temperature to cook and mold tread. Removes tire after predetermined time and trims loose ends from molded tread, using knife.
Should I be a Tire Molder?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
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How to become a Tire Molder
Tire 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.
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