Machine Silver Stripper

Tend machines that remove silver, copper, and paint from defective mirrors.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Silver Strippers do?

Tends machine that removes silver, copper, and paint from defective mirrors: Weighs specified amount of caustic soda and pours into storage tank. Starts conveyor, washer, and drier unit and turns valves to admit water, acid, and caustic soda into spray pipes or tank. Places mirror on conveyor that carries mirror through caustic soda and water sprays, acid tank, and washing and drying units. Reads gauge and turns valve to regulate temperature to prevent soda from boiling over.

Should I be a Machine Silver Stripper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Silver Stripper, Machine

    How to become a Machine Silver Stripper

    Most Machine Silver Strippers 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:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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