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  • 1) Sets up and operates diamond-or silicon carbide-toothed circular saw to cut blocks of stone into specified dimension: Builds bed of timbers on car preparatory to positioning stone on car.

  • 2) Levels stone on bed, using crowbar, wedges, blocks, rule, and spirit level.

  • 3) Marks dimensions on stone according to diagram, using rule, square, straightedge, and chalked string or crayon.

  • 4) Traces along marks on stone, using chisel and hammer.

  • 5) Turns crank or presses button to move car under saw frame.

  • 6) Presses buttons to align saw blade with line traced on stone and lower blade to stone.

  • 7) Starts saw and pushes lever to move rotating blade across surface of stone or move stone under blade.

  • 8) Turns valve to circulate water or abrasive on blade during cutting.

  • 9) Presses button to lower blade in stone as depth of kerf increases.

  • 10) Inserts bar under stone and lifts it to split stone not severed by blade.

  • 11) Verifies width or thickness of slab, using rule.

  • 12) May set saw for automatic reciprocation.

  • 13) May change blades as depth of kerf increases, using wrench.

  • 14) May attach abrasive grinding wheel to arbor to grind grooves in stone.

  • 15) May set end-stops according to width of cut.

  • 16) May read ammeter to determine resistance against blade and turn crank to adjust blade pressure against stone.

  • 17) May saw products, such as asbestos-cement sheets and pipes or concrete slabs.

  • 18) May be designated according to material cut as Marble-Cutter Operator; Slate-Cutter Operator; or according to saw operated as Diamond-Saw Operator.




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Job Number: 1867