Optical Glass Wet Inspector

Inspect optical glasses immersed in chemical bath.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Optical Glass Wet Inspectors do?

Inspects optical glass immersed in chemical bath, to detect striae: Selects premixed chemical solution or mixes liquid chemicals in tank according to refraction index and grade of glass. Immerses glass in bath and focuses Burton lamp, collimating light, or striae scope on glass to detect internal stresses. Marks defective areas with pencil. Writes inspection results and maintains permanent records for each melt. Sorts and grades glass according to type of defect noted. May operate transmission machine [GLASS CHECKER] to examine glass for strain. May saw glass stock [GLASS CUTTER].


Should I be an Optical Glass Wet Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Optical Glass Inspector, Wet Inspector, Optical Glass

    How to Become an
    Optical Glass Wet Inspector

    Most Optical Glass Wet Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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