Band Cutter

Tend machines that cut cured rubber tubing into rubber bands.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Band Cutters do?

Tends machine that cuts cured rubber tubing into rubberbands: Changes gears that regulate speed of cutting machine feed rolls, using handtools. Rinses tubing in water to facilitate cutting and guides tubes into feed rolls. Starts machine that cuts tubing into bands and blows bands from machine to conveyor that drops bands into tote box.

Should I be a Band Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Cutter and Presser, Tag-And-Label Cutter

    How to become a Band Cutter

    Most Band Cutters 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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