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  • 1) Sets up and operates machine with single or multiple grinding wheels to shape building or monumental stone into various designs: Levels and aligns stone on car or machine bed according to design specified for stone, using crowbar, wedges, square, and spirit level.

  • 2) Clamps stone to backstop, securing stone for grinding.

  • 3) Selects template, according to contour of design, and bolts template into position on machine to guide grinding wheel over stone.

  • 4) Turns valve to spray water over wheels and stone.

  • 5) Moves levers to lower grinding wheel against stone and start machine that moves rotating wheel back and forth over stone, following outline of template.

  • 6) Observes ammeter to determine resistance against wheel and moves lever to increase or decrease pressure on wheel.

  • 7) Compares stone with template or scans design marked on stone to determine conformance to specifications.

  • 8) Dresses surface of worn grinding wheels by holding dressing tool against rotating wheel.

  • 9) May rough out contour of stone preparatory to finishing by machine, using chisel, hammer, and pneumatic cutting tools.

  • 10) May operate machine without template to grind flat surface on stone.

  • 11) May operate machine to grind joints or grooves or cut and shape stone moldings, fluted columns, panels, and decorative designs in building or monumental stones.




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DOT:   675.682-010

Job Number: 2278