Class Code: 4431
Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:
Code 4431 is applied to insureds engaged in the manufacture or assembly of cassettes, videotapes, CDs, DVDs, and other recording media. This classification is also applicable to the manufacture of phonograph records. Cassettes and videotapes are manufactured through a process of polymerization in a clean-room environment. The tape is coated with a ferromagnetic material and then wound in a protective plastic shell. CDs and DVDs are manufactured from a polycarbonate material using an injection mold and vacuum evaporation process.
Equipment and Materials:
Related Operations Not Classified to Code 4431:
CROSS-REF. PHONOGRAPH RECORD MFG.
To make records, raw materials such as polymer, shellac, or vinyl are ground, mixed, melted, and worked into a plastic consistency on hot rolls. The resultant sheets or strips are placed in heated presses, and master discs are compressed against both sides of the heated material. After cooling and hardening, the records are inspected, tested, labeled, packaged, and shipped.