End Polisher

Tend polishing machines that smooth finishes to pivot ends of pinions.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do End Polishers do?

Tends polishing machine that smooths and imparts specified finish to pivot ends of pinions and arbors: Pulls spindle handle to insert and position pinion in holder of workpiece. Depresses pedal to start felt-wheel lap rotating across pivot end to polish ends. Charges wheel with lime stick as needed. Inspects ends to detect defects, such as burrs and rough surfaces, using loupe. Performs minor adjustments to machine.

Should I be an End Polisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Axle Polisher, Chrome Polisher, Lap Polisher, Watch Case Polisher

    How to become an End Polisher

    Most End Polishers 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:9kaaaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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