Flat Polisher

Tend machines that rough and finish polish flat watch parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Flat Polishers do?

Tends machine that rough and finish polishes flat watch parts in successive operations: Applies polishing agent to lap I surface. Positions blocked parts face down on lap under tripod holder, turns on air pressure which forces tripod against blocks, and adjusts machine to polish specified time. When machine automatically stops, removes blocks, cleans polished surfaces with tissue and cleansing agent, and inspects parts for scratches and blemishes. Verifies thickness of parts with micrometer, and reruns substandard parts. Refaces surface of lap on automatic turning machine.

Should I be a Flat Polisher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Faucet Polisher, Flute Polisher, Metal Furniture Polisher

    How to become a Flat Polisher

    Most Flat 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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