Profession optical disc moulding machine operator
Optical disc moulding machine operators tend moulding machines that melts polycarbonate pellets and inject the plastic into a mould cavity. The plastic is then cooled and solidifies, bearing the marks that can be digitally read.
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- Coating substances
Have knowledge of various types of coating, providing a workpiece with one or more finishing layers of resins, sugars, powders, inactive and insoluable fillers, waxes, gums, plasticisers, colouring materials, lacquer, and others.
- Manipulate plastic
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of plastic.
Electroform music or computer data from a glass master on a nickel submaster in a chemical bath.
- Place record labels
Place record labels over top and bottom centre pins of the press, manually or by the use of lacquers.
- Tend injection moulding machine
Operate and monitor a machine that contains a reciprocating screw that forces the raw material forwards while inducing melting, and injects the molten plastic into a mould.
- Run test pressings
Run a series of test pressings, testing both the stamper and the moulded disc before initiating the production process.