Apply rubber sealant

Description

Use the appropriate rubber sealant to fill up seams of wooden boats in order to make them watertight.

Alternative labels

employ rubber sealant
apply rubber caulking
utilse rubber sealant
use rubber sealing material
apply rubber sealants
apply rubber adhesive
use rubber sealant

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

occupation-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Apply rubber sealant is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Apply rubber sealant is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Wood caulker: Wood caulkers drive oakum into the seams between planking in deck or hull of wooden ships to make them watertight. They mainly use hand tools to heat marine glue and force it into the seams. They can also hammer hemp ropes and cotton lines into the seams and smear hot pitch over them.

 


 

References

  1. Apply rubber sealant – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022