Skin Lap Bonder
Seal aircraft fuselage skin-laps preparatory to riveting.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Skin Lap Bonders do?
Seals aircraft fuselage skin-laps preparatory to riveting, using handtools and sealing compound: Reads blueprints, work orders, and specifications to determine skin-lap to be sealed and type of sealant to be used. Cleans skin-lap area, using solvent, cloth, and brush. Applies specified sealing compound to skin-lap area, using fairing tools, roller, and sealing gun. Cleans bonded area to remove excess sealant subsequent to riveting, using solvent and cloth. May mix adhesives, cements, and similar sealing compounds.
Should I be a Skin Lap Bonder?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
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How to become a Skin Lap Bonder
Skin Lap Bonders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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