How Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers stay on track

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What is the job of the Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.

Key tasks of the Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

  • Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form filaments from synthetic materials such as rayon, fiberglass, or liquid polymers.

  • Press buttons to stop machines when processes are complete or when malfunctions are detected.
  • Notify other workers of defects, and direct them to adjust extruding and forming machines.
  • Observe machine operations, control boards, and gauges to detect malfunctions such as clogged bushings and defective binder applicators.
  • Load materials into extruding and forming machines, using hand tools, and adjust feed mechanisms to set feed rates.
  • Move controls to activate and adjust extruding and forming machines.
  • Record details of machine malfunctions.
  • Clean and maintain extruding and forming machines, using hand tools.

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What other tasks a Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers may have

  • Observe flow of finish across finish rollers, and turn valves to adjust flow to specifications.

  • Remove polymer deposits from spinnerettes and equipment, using silicone spray, brass chisels, and bronze-wool pads.
  • Press metering-pump buttons and turn valves to stop flow of polymers.
  • Record operational data on tags, and attach tags to machines.
  • Turn rheostats to obtain specified temperatures in electric furnaces where glass is melted.
  • Start metering pumps and observe operation of machines and equipment to ensure continuous flow of filaments extruded through spinnerettes and to detect processing defects.
  • Remove excess, entangled, or completed filaments from machines, using hand tools.
  • Wipe finish rollers with cloths and wash finish trays with water when necessary.
  • Turn petcocks to adjust the flow of binding fluid to sleeves.
  • Lower pans inside cabinets to catch molten filaments until flow of polymer through packs has stopped.
  • Open cabinet doors to cut multifilament threadlines away from guides, using scissors.
  • Pull extruded fiberglass filaments over sleeves where binding solution is applied, and into grooves of graphite shoes that bind filaments into single strands of sliver.
  • Pass sliver strands through openings in floors to workers on floors below who wind slivers onto tubes.

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Top reasons to use time tracking for Extruding and Forming Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Synthetic and Glass Fibers

Organize your paperwork and comply with legal requirements

Use Monitask for complete control over your employees' working hours and get information about the hours worked in the form of convenient reports.
Demonstrating the total number of hours spent each year helps support your business and increases transparency with your customers.

Receive more grants and investments

Proper time calculations will ensure that you have supporting documents and data to show when you apply for investments or search for new strategic partners.

Save on payroll and identify bottlenecks

Review daily timesheets and productivity scores to identify bottlenecks and ways to improve your operations quickly.
Implementing the correct time-tracking solution always results in reduced payroll costs for part-time and full-time employees, and companies can get more things done for each dollar they invest in their recruitment efforts.

Improve staffing and scheduling

Scheduling takes the guesswork out of the project's management.
By reviewing scheduling reports, managers can quickly identify efforts and estimated the workforce needed to complete the projects on time.

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