Rolled Glass Crosscutter

Cut continuous glass sheets and remove defective cross sections.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rolled Glass Crosscutters do?

Cuts continuous glass sheet into specified lengths as sheet emerges from drawing or rolling machine and removes defective cross sections, using suspended cutting wheel: Pulls lever to lower cutting wheel. Draws cutting wheel along template across surface of moving glass sheet to divide sheet into specified lengths. Observes sheet for defects, such as scratches, stones, bubbles, and pits, and draws cutting wheel across sheet to remove defective cross sections.

Should I be a Rolled Glass Crosscutter?

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

  • Also known as: Crosscutter, Rolled Glass

    How to become a Rolled Glass Crosscutter

    Most Rolled Glass Crosscutters 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:9maaaa&chl=no+college+%2862%25%29|certificate+%2838%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,62,62
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