Profession coagulation operator
Coagulation operators control machines to coagulate synthetic rubber latex into rubber crumb slurry. They prepare these rubber crumbs for finishing processes. Coagulation operators examine the appearance of the crumbs and adjust the operation of filters, shaker screens and hammer mills to remove moisture from the rubber crumbs.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Synthetic materials
The production and characteristics of synthetic materials such as synthetic fibres, synthetic paper, synthetic resins or synthetic rubber.
- Personal protective equipment
Types of protective materials and equipment foreseen for various types of tasks such as general or specialised cleaning activities.
The application of pressurised gas to produce mechanical motion.
- Operate pneumatic conveyor chutes
Use air-conveyor chutes to transfer products or mixtures from containers to storage tanks.
- Develop rubber crumb slurry
Develop crumb slurry out of coagulated synthetic rubber latex by preparing the rubber crumbs for finishing.
- Weigh materials
Weigh materials and products, record weight and other relevant data on tags or labels.
- Monitor tank thermometer
Monitor the tank in order to prevend explosion or decomposition due to an accumulation of heat.
- Avoid contamination
Avoid the mixing or contamination of materials.
- 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.
- Extract fatty acid
Extract fatty acid obtained through the conversion of creamy latex into coagulated slurry which is further processed in the soap conversion tanks.
- Fill the mixing tank
Fill the mixing tank with the chemical ingredients, allowing also the water through the valves at the indicated mark on the tank wall.
- Segregate raw materials
Segregate into batches the raw materials to be further processed.
- Process latex mixtures
Process latex mixtures using control panels in order to obtain rubber products such as foam rubber sheets, balloons or finger cots.
- Operate precision measuring equipment
Measure the size of a processed part when checking and marking it to check if it is up to standard by use of two and three dimensional precision measuring equipment such as a caliper, a micrometer, and a measuring gauge.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Optimise production processes parameters
Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.
- Measure materials
Measure the raw materials prior to their loading in the mixer or in machines, ensuring they conform with the specifications.