Sanding Machine Buffer

Tend machines that buff surface of cork sheets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sanding Machine Buffers do?

Tends machine that buffs surface of cork sheets, from which outsoles for shoes are cut, to roughen sheets for better adhesion and to remove unevenness: Turns handwheels to set distance between feeder and sander rolls, verifying setting with thickness gauge. Starts machine and feeds sheet sideways through upper rollers that sand, brush, and return finished material through lower rollers on same side for takeoff. Removes worn, and spirally winds new sandpaper onto roll, cuts ends on bias with scissors, and slips metal sleeves over ends to secure paper to roll.

Should I be a Sanding Machine Buffer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Sanding Machine Buffer

    Sanding Machine Buffers often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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