Hot Knife Foxing Cutter

Cut uncured rubber strips for use as foxing with electrically heated knife.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Hot Knife Foxing Cutters do?

Cuts uncured rubber strips to specified lengths for use as foxing with electrically heated knife: Places tray-filled parallel strips on worktable. Cuts rows of strips into equal lengths with diagonal ends for firmer bonding, using sample or judging length from experience. Swabs strips with benzine to restore adhesiveness for assembling to footwear. Sets tray of cut foxing on assembly line or stacks them on table.


Should I be a Hot Knife Foxing Cutter?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Foxing Cutter, Hot Knife

    How to become a Hot Knife Foxing Cutter

    Most Hot Knife Foxing 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:9maaaa&chl=no+college+%2862%25%29|certificate+%2838%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,62,62
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