1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7291-15 Reinforced Plastic and Composite Production Worker

Operates machines to apply gelcoat, colouring and fibre reinforced plastic to moulds to produce fibreglass and laminated products.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • selects and applies gelcoats and pigments
  • adjusts temperature, catalyst levels and spray gun settings
  • sprays trial panels and moulds
  • cleans and maintains equipment
  • may perform hand layup of fibreglass products, spray lamination, filament winding or centrifugal casting
  • may roll fibrous mass to remove air and compact it

Specialisations:
Fibreglass Gun-Hand
Fibreglass Hand Laminator
Resin Transfer Moulding Machine Operator

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