V Belt Curer

Operate automatic presses to cure rubber V-belts.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do V Belt Curers do?

Operates automatic presses to cure rubber V-belts: Hoists uncured belts from storage rack arm, using lifting device and slides belts over collapsible curing drum. Aligns belts in individual V-shaped rings of drum, and pushes button to expand first drum segment. Realigns belts in rings and expands last segment. Brushes soap solution on air bag of drum-curing retainer and pushes button to insert loaded drum into retainer. Observes gauges and adjusts pressure and temperature valves and regulator arms to maintain specified curing conditions. Slides carrying device under belts where segments automatically break down when drum slides from retainer after cure. Forces carrying device between belts and stationary segment of drum to break belts loose. Lifts cured belts and slides belts onto rack arm. Changes drums and retainers, using hoist and handtools.

Should I be a V Belt Curer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Beater, V-Belt Curer

    How to become a V Belt Curer

    Most V Belt Curers 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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