Roll Cutter

Tend lathes that cut rolls of rubberized fabric or gum stock.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Roll Cutters do?

Tends lathe that cuts roll of rubberized fabric or gum stock into specified widths: Loads roll of fabric or gum stock on lathe mandrel and starts chuck that revolves stock. Cuts roll of stock by holding knife in slots of guide bar and pressing it against revolving stock. Removes cut roll from mandrel and sorts it into designated boxes.

Should I be a Roll Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Inter-Fold Roll Cutter, Rock Cutter, Rope Cutter

    How to become a Roll Cutter

    Most Roll Cutters 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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