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  • 1) Tends machine that conveys rectangular glass over grinding and polishing wheels to obtain pencil edge and to polish edges: Places glass on grooved conveyor with top edge of glass against guide.

  • 2) Attaches weights to top of glass or pulls lever to lower pressure roller that forces glass against grinding and polishing wheels.

  • 3) Turns handwheel to regulate speed of conveyor according to type of glass.

  • 4) Starts flow of coolant and polishing compound to grinding and polishing wheels.

  • 5) Turns glass to finish other edges and removes glass from machine.

  • 6) Places glass on skid.

  • 7) Observes quality of glass edge to determine need for wheel dressing or adjustment, and lowers or raises wheel by turning nut with wrench; or reads ammeter to determine grinding load and notifies maintenance department to adjust wheels.

  • 8) May wipe polishing compound from edges with cloth.

  • 9) May maintain record of number of pieces edged.




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DOT:   673.685-078

Job Number: 9995