Tend equipment that etch trade names on razor blades.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Machine Etchers do?
Tends equipment that etches trade name on razor blades: Positions roll of blade steel on etching machine reel and threads steel through feed and etching rollers to cutting die. Fills acid and water fountains that feed etching rollers and wash acid from steel after etching. Lights gas burner in drying chamber and starts machine. Observes discharge of blades into hopper, and stops machine when hopper is full.
Should I be a Machine Etcher?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
Also known as:
Aperture-Mask Etcher, Etcher, Aircraft, Etcher, Machine
How to become a Machine Etcher
Machine Etchers 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.
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