Mica Washer Gluer

Build up mica washers for use as electrical insulators.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mica Washer Gluers do?

Builds up mica washers for use as electrical insulators: Dumps washers into tumbler equipped with series of upright spindles onto which washers fall as tumbler spins. Removes spindles filled with washers, dips spindles into binding solution, and places spindles coated with binding solution into drying oven or ignites coated washers with match to dry washers. Removes spindles from dried washers and splits washers into specified thickness, using knife.

Should I be a Mica Washer Gluer?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Malted-Milk Masher

    How to become a Mica Washer Gluer

    Mica Washer Gluers 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. Check out these schools offering Mica Washer Gluer-related education!
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