Stone Belt Sander

Feed and off bear belt sanding machines that sand tops of sandstone tables.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Stone Belt Sanders do?

Feeds and off bears automatic belt sanding machine that sands tops of sandstone table and counter tops, assisted by coworker: Pulls cart loaded with sandstone table and counter tops to work area and transfers stone from cart to roller conveyor. Presses button to start sanding machine and pushes stone tops from roller conveyor onto belt conveyor that carries stone under belt sander. Guides stone tops emerging from sanding machine onto roller conveyor. Feels edges of stone to detect rough or uneven areas and sands edges of stone tops, using sandpaper. Pushes stone along roller conveyor for further processing.

Should I be a Stone Belt Sander?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Belt Sander, Stone, Stoneworking Belt Sander, Stoneworking Sander, Strander

    How to become a Stone Belt Sander

    Most Stone Belt Sanders 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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