Abrasive Coating Machine Operator

Set up and operate machines that coat cloth, fiber, or paper.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Abrasive Coating Machine Operators do?

Sets up and operates machine to coat cloth, fiber, or paper with granules of abrasive material: Positions machine guides and stops on machine bed according to size of base material, using rule or template. Turns screws to adjust valve openings to regulate thickness of abrasive coating sprinkled on base material. Dumps specified abrasive, such as flint, garnet, emery, or corundum into container on machine. Positions flat piece of base material on machine bed and against guides and stops. Starts machine and manually feeds base material through machine. Examines base material for uniformity and thickness of abrasive coating. May operate machine to coat rolls of base material with abrasive granules.

Should I be an Abrasive Coating Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Abrasive Coating Machine Set Up Operator

    How to Become an
    Abrasive Coating Machine Operator

    Most Abrasive Coating Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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