Profession cake press operator
Cake press operators set up and tend the hydraulic presses that compress and bake plastic chips into cake moulds to produce plastic sheets. They regulate and adjust the pressure and temperature.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Realistic / Investigative
- Hydraulic press parts
The qualities and applications of various parts of a hydraulic press, such as a priston, hydraulic cylinder, hydraulic fluid, ram, upper and lower die, and others.
- Plastic resins
The process of heating hydrocarbons, forming and combining polymers to create plastic resins which are used to make different kinds of products.
- Types of plastic
Types of plastic materials and their chemical composition, physical properties, possible issues and usage cases.
- Optimise production processes parameters
Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.
- Extract products from moulds
Remove finished products from moulds and examine them in detail for anomalies.
- Monitor valves
Monitor and accordingly adjust the valves in order to allow a specific amount of liquids (such as ammonia sulfuric acid or viscous soap) or steam into the mixer or machine.
- Move filled moulds
Correctly replace filled-up moulds; understand how to load moulds into the oven and how to store filled-up moulds onto a rack.
- Set press-cycle time
Set the press-cycle time by adjusting the dial indicator arm.
- Fill moulds
Fill up moulds with appropriate materials and ingredient mixes.
- Operate hydraulic machinery controls
Use correctly the controls of specialized machinery by turning valves, handwheels, or rheostats to move and control flow of fuels, water, and dry or liquid binders to machines.
- Operate rollers
Operate the rollers to bond the plies and tread. Set-up the ply stitcher rollers, ensuring they are according to the specified width of stock.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Ensure mould uniformity
Oversee uniformity of moulds; use casting equipment and tools such as hand press.