Cut and glue sandpapers to form cylindrical sleeves or endless belts.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Belt Makers do?
Cuts and glues sandpaper to form cylindrical sleeves or endless belts for sanding drums or machines: Inserts paper of specified width and grit in bench fixture and cuts it to length, using knife and guide bar. Presses ends of paper against grinding wheel to remove grit and form smooth margin for lapping and gluing. Spreads glue on ends and overlaps them to form cylindrical sleeves or endless belts. Presses glued ends in lever press to set glue.
Should I be a Belt Maker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Belt Measurer, Belt Notcher
How to become a Belt Maker
Belt Makers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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