Synthetic resins


The types and characteristics of synthetic resins which are viscous liquids used for permanently hardening.

Alternative labels

epoxy resin
resins which are synthetic
resin which is synthetic
synthetic resin
thermosetting plastic

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Synthetic resins is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Optional knowledge

Synthetic resins 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.

Plastic and rubber products manufacturing supervisor: Plastic and rubber products manufacturing supervisors manage and coordinate the activities of personnel involved in plastic or rubber products manufacturing, making sure the production is efficiently, safely and cost-effectively processed. They are responsible for the installation of new production lines and for the provision of trainings.
Filament winding operator: Filament winding operators tend, control and maintain machines that coat filament, usually fibreglass or carbon, in resin and wind them around a rotation mould to produce pipes, containers, tubes and other hollow cylindrical products.
Varnish maker: Varnish makers operate equipment and mixers for varnish production, by melting, mixing and cooking the required chemical ingredients, according to specifications.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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