Blow Moulding - Extrusion - Blow Moulder Level 1

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Blow Moulding
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Extrusion
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Blow Moulder Level 1



Applied Math

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can perform simple calculations and define statistical terms.



Add, subtract, multiply and divide



Calculate percentages and fractions



Define statistical

terms


Applied Math
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Measurement

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can measure and weigh product or materials.



Measure product/material dimensions



Weigh samples


Applied Science
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Chemistry

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can identify factors that af
fect production. Blow Moulders can define
relevant plastics terms.



Define relevant plastics terminology



Identify and correct the effects of humidity and ambient temperature on process



Identify gases that may be produced during production



Identi
fy some factors that affect the phase/stage characteristics of plastics



Identify the effect of heat transfer on the product


Applied Science
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Electrical

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe basic electronic control systems.



Describe basic el
ectronic control systems


Applied Science
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Electro
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Mechanics

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe basic principles of electro
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mechanics.



Describe principles of work, energy, torque and power


Applied Science
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Fluid Mechanics

Level 1 Extrusion
Blow Moulders can describe operating principles of pneumatic or hydraulic systems.



Define pressure, heat, vacuum, heat transfer, etc.



Describe operating principles of hydraulic systems



Describe operating principles of pneumatic system



Describe
purpose and operation of valves


Applied Science
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Mechanical

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can identify machine parts.



Identify machine parts



Communications
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Graphic

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can read setup diagrams and produce sketches wit
h dimensions.



Make sketches with dimensions



Read diagrams or illustrations


Communications
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Oral

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can demonstrate effective communications skills in a production
environment.



Carry out verbal instructions without su
pervision



Communicate effectively with people



Discuss coordination of job tasks with co
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workers



Discuss production issues with co
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workers



Participate in team meetings



Report basic quality issues



Report information at shift change


Commun
ications
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Written

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can read and act on a range of production information and can
complete standard work forms.



Complete standard work forms



Document setup data



Interpret machines' manuals, tables, drawings



Read a
nd act on 'goods
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in
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process' information



Read and act on packaging specifications



Read and act on production forms



Read and act on production schedules



Read and act on product
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related quality data



Read and act on various work forms such as l
ogbooks, MSDS, memos,

packaging specifications, productions
forms and schedule, etc



Read charts and tables


Computer Skills

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can demonstrate basic computer skills. Blow Moulders can utilize the
process control system onlin
e.



Communicate through internal email system



Complete workplace forms and reports using a computer



Enter process and setup parameters



Utilize process control screens


Environmental

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe environmental impa
cts of production and plant
mitigation responses.



Describe purpose of in
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plant recycling



Describe recycling methods



Identify potential environmental impacts of process



Identify re
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usable materials or scrap



Monitor and record amount of waste



Maintenance

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can assist in basic maintenance. Blow Moulders can disassemble and
assemble tooling, under supervision.



Correct or report malfunctioning equipment



Disassemble and assemble tooling, under supervision



P
erform basic preventative maintenance


Management Skills

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can work effectively alone or in groups.



Report work conflicts to supervisor



Work effectively in structured groups



Work effectively with minimum supervision


Materials Handling

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can move product or materials using appropriate equipment and
techniques. Blow Moulders can use hand or portable power tools.



Move containers of recyclables or scrap



Move 'work in process' to appropr
iate locations



Operate forklift



Record, label, package, and stack product as per instructions



Select and use hand or portable power tools


Occupational Health & Safety

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders participate in company safety program.



Follo
w OH&S procedures



Participate in company safety program



Report or correct potential hazards


Product
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Process Knowledge

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe important factors that affect the process. Blow Moulders
can describe the function o
f important machine components or tooling.



Describe basic function of blow mould tooling



Describe behaviour of materials under process conditions



Describe common product faults



Describe extrusion blow moulding process



Describe importance of
cycle times



Describe methods of recycling plastics materials



Describe plastics handling procedures



Describe purpose and operation of online fixtures and tooling


Production
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Management

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders strive to minimize setup time
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Minimize setup time



Production
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Operation

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can operate blow moulding equipment. Blow Moulders setup and
adjust extrusion blow moulding machines.



Operate auxiliary equipment



Run and monitor continuous extrusion
blow moulding equipment



Setup and adjust continuous extrusion blow moulding machines



Setup and adjust intermittent extrusion blow moulding machines


Production
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Preparation

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can prepare for product changeovers.



Orga
nize materials and equipment for setup


Quality Control

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can assist in maintaining the quality of products.



Apply visual standards to accept/reject product



Check and maintain quality of raw materials to company standard
s



Perform basic quality control checks


Troubleshooting

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders can troubleshoot production problems. Blow Moulders can identify
basic pneumatic, hydraulic or electronic control system problems.



Determine potential cause of pr
oduction problems



Identify electric/electronic control system problems



Identify hydraulic control system problems



Identify pneumatic control system problems



Resolve common product faults


Work Practices

Level 1 Extrusion Blow Moulders are famil
iar with important company policies, practices, and
documents.



Describe company's basic product line



Describe company's operating structure



Describe the purpose of important workplace documents



Identify employer and employee obligations under e
mployment contract



Identify potential career paths within the company



Identify the needs of major customers (QMS)



Blow Moulding
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Extrusion
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Blow Moulder Level 2



Applied Math

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can perform calculations related to m
achine capacity.



Calculate extruder size and capacity (Extr.BM only)



Calculate size and capacity of machine components



Use basic probability statistics


Applied Math
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Measurement

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can measure and calculate line spee
ds.



Measure and calculate line speed


Applied Science
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Chemistry

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can identify important chemical reactions that affect process or
products.



Identify and correct the effects of humidity and ambient temperature on proce
ss



Identify characteristics of plastics



Identify gases that may be produced during production



Identify the effect of heat transfer on the product


Applied Science
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Electrical

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe direct or alternating curr
ent.



Describe direct or alternating current


Applied Science
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Electro
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Mechanics

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can describe basic electro
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mechanical principles in relation to devices
used in production.



Describe operation of sensors



Describe pri
nciples of simple machines and compound machines.



Describe role of programmable logic controllers



Explain effects of friction on electro
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mechanical devices


Applied Science
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Fluid Mechanics

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain hydraulic and p
neumatic system components and
operation.



Describe operating principles of pneumatic system



Explain operating principles of hydraulic system components



Explain operating principles of pneumatic system components



Explain purpose and operation of

actuators



Explain purpose and operation of valves



Identify methods of flow control: pressure, flow, direction



Applied Science
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Mechanical

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain the purpose and operation of mechanical components.



Explain
energy transformations within a production process



Explain function of linear and rotary actuators



Explain purpose and operation of clutches, brakes



Explain purpose and operation of gears, drives and couplings



Explain purpose and operation of t
ypes of bearings


Applied Science
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Robotics

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain the operation of robots.



Describe operation of robots



Describe the components of the robot (mechanical, electrical, pneumatic)


Communications
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Graphic

Level 2
Extrusion Blow Moulders can interpret charts, tables and graphs.



Interpret charts, tables, graphs


Communications
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Oral

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can demonstrate advanced communication skills.



Demonstrate basic presentation skills



Discuss m
aintenance issues with supervisor and mechanic


Communications
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Written

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can interpret SPC data and manufacturers' information.



Interpret manufacturer's specifications, tables, manuals



Interpret statistical process con
trol data


Maintenance

Level

2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can di
sassembl e and assemble tooling.



Disassemble and assemble tooling


Management Skills

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can demonstrate self organization and basic leadership skills.



Demonstrat
e leadership by job performance



Organize self work



Resolve work conflicts with assistance from supervisor


Occupational Health & Safety

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can perform safety checks.



Perform safety checks



Product
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Process Knowledge

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain the impact of various factors on product quality.



Explain causes of common product faults



Explain effects of heat transfer during process



Explain impact of cycle times



Explain operation of cooling sy
stem



Identify issues of using regrind material


Production
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Management

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders strive to make production more effective and efficient.



Manage time, space and resources effectively



Minimize reject and scrap rates


Productio
n
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Operation

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can perform complex setups or adjust the process to control common
defects.



Adjust process to correct common defects



Complete complex setups


Troubleshooting

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders can troublesho
ot and resolve common machine, equi
p
ment or setup
problems. Blow Moulders may test alternative solutions to complex problems.



Test alternative solutions to complex problems



Troubleshoot and resolve auxiliary equipment



Troubleshoot and resolve mach
ine issues



Troubleshoot setup problems


Work Practices

Level 2 Extrusion Blow Moulders are aware of the impact of economic conditions and factors on the
company.



Describe the impact of economic conditions on the company



Identify the value of equip
ment, materials, tools

Blow Moulding
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Extrusion
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Blow Moulder Level 3



Applied Math

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can manipulate formulas to solve problems.



Calculate machine production rates



Manipulate formulas to solve problems


Applied Scien
ce
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Chemistry

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain chemical reactions that affect the process or product.



Describe chemical changes that can occur during plasticization



Explain effect of humidity and ambient temperature on process (and how it

is counteracted)



Explain process conditions that affect product characteristics


Applied Science
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Electro
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Mechanics

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can use electrical test instruments.



Demonstrate knowledge of electrical test instruments


Communica
tions
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Oral

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can explain process requirements to operators or communicate
effectively with suppliers.



Communicate with suppliers



Explain process requirements to operators



Make presentations to management


Communicat
ions
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Written

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can prepare technical reports.



Interpret basic budgetary information



Prepare basic technical reports


Management Skills

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can demonstrate management skills.



Facilitate a
work group



Instruct employees



Organize and conduct meetings


Occupational Health & Safety

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders help to ensure a safe workplace.



Monitor and correct unsafe working behaviours



Product
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Process Knowledge

Level 3 Extrusi
on Blow Moulders can explain important factors that affect products and process. Blow
Moulders can explain the operation of tooling and fixtures.



Describe principles of optimization



Explain application of melt index to production



Explain causes of

common product faults



Explain difference between finish types



Explain impact of melt index



Explain interdependence of process variables



Explain source of product flaws



Explain tooling and fixtures


Production
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Management

Level 3 Extrusion
Blow Moulders can manage production, assist in new product development or
selection of new materials, and optimize operating conditions.



Assess new equipment



Assist in analysis of production trials



Assist in design of product trials



Assist in n
ew product development



Assist in product trials



Assist in selection of new raw materials



Optimize operating conditions



Plan and schedule production jobs



Test new materials



Use SPC data to modify process


Quality Control

Level 3 Extrusion
Blow Moulders can assist in all aspects of maintaining product quality.



Check and maintain quality of raw materials to company standards



Conduct quality investigation trials



Implement quality control procedures



Resolve customer complaints



Te
st products to meet internal/external standards


Troubleshooting

Level 3 Extrusion Blow Moulders can troubleshoot process problems.



Maintain troubleshooting database



Test alternative solutions to complex problems



Troubleshoot process problems