Diamond Powder Mixer

Form mixtures for use in molding diamond-abrasive grinding wheels.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Diamond Powder Mixers do?

Combines resin, diamond, and silicone carbide powders to form mixture for use in molding diamond-abrasive grinding wheels, following formulas and using scraper, spatula, plate glass, and gram weight balance: Selects mixing formula from book according to type of wheel to be molded. Weighs ingredients separately on gram weight balance, and dumps ingredients onto plate glass. Mixes powders on plate glass, and dumps mixture into jar, using scraper and spatula. Caps jar, using rolling machine. Removes jar after specified time from machine. Labels jar to identify mixture with type of wheel to be molded.


Should I be a Diamond Powder Mixer?

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: Floatlight-Powder Mixer, Incendiary-Powder Mixer, Photoflash-Powder Mixer, Starter-Cup-Powder Mixer

    How to become a Diamond Powder Mixer

    Diamond Powder Mixers 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 Powder Mixer-related education!
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