Compression moulding machine parts


Parts of the machine that apply pressure on the usually preheated moudling material to force it into contact with the mould area such as the upper movable mould part, the lower fixed mould part and the ejector pin.

Alternative labels

upper movable mold
lower fixed mould
ejector pin
compression parts of moulding machine
upper movable mould
lower fixed mold
compression molding machine parts

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Compression moulding machine parts is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Compression moulding machine operator: Compression moulding machine operators set up and operate machines to mould plastic products, according to requirements. They select and install dies on press. Compression moulding machine operators weigh the amount of premixed compound needed and pour it into the die well. They regulate the temperature of dies.

Optional knowledge

Compression moulding machine parts is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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