Diamond Die Polisher

Lap and polish bores of diamond wire drawing dies to specified dimensions.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $61,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Diamond Die Polishers do?

Laps and polishes bores of diamond wire drawing dies to specified dimensions: Positions die in holding device of machine. Inserts steel needle in machine spindle, positions needle inside bore of die and starts machine which rotates needle in bore. Dabs progressively finer diamond-dust paste or solution on needle during lapping operation. Pulls specified gauge wire through bore and measures wire with micrometer to verify bore dimension. Inspects bore of die for cracks and other defects, using magnifying glass or microscope. Replaces worn needles and sharpens points on grinder. May insert and press hand lapping tool in bore of rotating die. May drill initial bore, using diamond drills.

Should I be a Diamond Die Polisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Diamond Polisher, Die Cutter, Diamond, Finisher, Fine-Diamond Dies, Industrial-Diamond Polisher

    How to become a Diamond Die Polisher

    Diamond Die Polishers 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. Check out these schools offering Diamond Die Polisher-related education!
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