Tube Splicer

Tend machines that splice uncured rubber to form inner tubes for tire.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tube Splicers do?

Tends machine that splices uncured rubber to form inner tubes for tire: Positions ends of tube in machine and starts machine that butt-splices tube. Lifts tube to hook and places cylinders under fold at each end to prevent creasing of rubber. May cut tube to specified length with hot knife prior to splicing. May punch hole at valve location and secure valve to tube with valve-press machine.

Should I be a Tube Splicer?

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

  • How to become a Tube Splicer

    Tube Splicers 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 Tube Splicer-related education!
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