Radius Corner Machine Operator

Tend machines that grind and polish corner edges of flat glass.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Radius Corner Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that grinds and polishes corner edges of flat glass to specified radius: Turns dials to set timer of grinding and polishing wheels to specified settings. Moves lever, turns knob, and presses button to open water valve to start flow of water against grinding wheel, open air pressure valve, and start air pump of machine. Breaks off specified amount of each corner of glass sheets, using glass pliers, positions glass sheets against stops on padded table surface of machine, and presses button to start automatic grinding and polishing cycles of machine. Turns glass sheets to position each corner for processing. Observes and feels corner edges to determine whether reprocessing is necessary. Places processed glass on racks, and separates glass with pieces of cardboard.


Should I be a Radius Corner Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    How to Become a
    Radius Corner Machine Operator

    Most Radius Corner Machine Operators 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:9zgaaa&chl=no+college+%2866%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,66,66
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