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  • 1) Operates bridge-like track-mounted machine equipped with horizontally mounted cast iron grinding wheel to level surface of dimension stone used for building purposes and in manufacture of monuments: Turns valve to start and adjust flow of water and abrasive over stone and grinding wheel.

  • 2) Climbs into cab of machine or onto control platform and moves levers to guide abrasive wheel over stone, observing level gauge to detect uneven areas.

  • 3) Observes ammeter to determine resistance against grinding wheel and moves levers or pushes buttons to adjust pressure of wheel against stone and control speed of wheel.

  • 4) May operate machine that oscillates rotating grinding wheel as it traverses slab, using successively finer abrasives to grind and buff stone to mirror-like finish and be designated Slab Polisher.

  • 5) May operate machine equipped with cast iron wheel set with diamond-impregnated polishing bars to grind and polish sandstone and be designated Diamond Sander.




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DOT:   673.682-030

Job Number: 9464