Carbon Cutter

Tend circular abrasive saws to cut carbon or graphite stocks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Carbon Cutters do?

Tends circular abrasive saw to cut carbon or graphite stock to specified size or bevel: Measures carbon or graphite stock, using rule or micrometers and marks line of cut with rule or scribe. Turns setscrews to adjust guides and stops, according to size of stock. Positions and clamps stock against guides. Starts machine and pushes stock along machine bed through cutting disk.

Should I be a Carbon Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cardboard Cutter

    How to become a Carbon Cutter

    Most Carbon 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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