Match product moulds

Description

Change moulds to match product specification. Run test samples and check for proper specifications.

Alternative labels

align product moulds
join product moulds
repeat product moulds
match product mould
matching product moulds
similar product moulds

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Match product moulds is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Moulding machine operator: Moulding machine operators operate machines that are part of the production process of moulds for the manufacturing of castings or other moulded materials. They tend the mouldmaking machines that use the appropriate materials such as sand, plastics, or ceramics to obtain the moulding material. They may then use a pattern and one or more cores to produce the right shape impression in this material. The shaped material is then left to set, later to be used as a mould in the production of moulded products such as ferrous and non-ferrous metal castings.
Mouldmaker: Mouldmakers manually create moulds for the production of metal products. They mix sand and hardening materials to obtain a specialised mixture. They then use a pattern and one or more cores to produce the right shape impression in this material. The shaped material is then left to set, later to be used as a mould in the production of ferrous and non-ferrous metal castings.
Concrete products machine operator: Concrete products machine operators tend machines used to produce moulded concrete products. They perform greasing, assembling and stripping of moulds. They also participate in the cement mixing process.
Chocolate moulding operator: Chocolate moulding operators tend machines and equipment that pour tempered chocolate into moulds to form bars, blocks, and other shapes of chococlate. They monitor machines to ensure that moulds do not jam.

Foam rubber mixer: Foam rubber mixers tend the machine that mixes foam rubber particles with liquid latex. They weigh the right amount of ingredients and pour mixtures into moulds to make cushions and matresses.

Optional skill

Match product moulds 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.

Hand brick moulder: Hand brick moulders create unique bricks, pipes, and other heat-resistant products using hand moulding tools. They create moulds according to specifications, clean and oil them, insert and remove the mixture from the mould. Then, they let the bricks dry in kiln before finishing and smoothing the end products.
Soap maker: Soap makers operate equipments and mixers that produce soap, making sure the end product is produced according to specified formula.
Doll maker: Doll makers design, create and repair dolls using various materials such as porcelain, wood or plastic. They build moulds of forms and attach parts using adhesives and handtools.
Candle maker: Candle makers mold candles, place the wick in the middle of the mold and fill the mold with wax, by hand or machine. They remove the candle from the mold, scrape off excess wax and inspect the candle for any deformities.

 


 

References

  1. Match product moulds – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022