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  • 1) Sets up and operates one or more automatic stone polishing machines to polish monument tops: Studies diagram of monument to determine diamond polishing wheel required and attaches wheel to machine, using handtools.

  • 2) Measures length and width of monument top and sets dials to control width and length of travel of polishing head.

  • 3) Moves stone under head of machine and levels stone, using spirit level, wooden blocks and wedges.

  • 4) Positions polishing wheel on top of monument, turns valve to start flow of water, and pulls switch to start polishing wheel.

  • 5) Observes ammeter to determine load on motor and turns dial to adjust current according to reading.

  • 6) Observes operation of machine and adjusts dials and switches to regulate speed of machine and length and width of travel of polishing wheel.

  • 7) Feels stone to determine progress of polishing and rolls stone from under wheel when polishing is completed.

  • 8) Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to pick up stone.

  • 9) Lubricates machine, using grease gun.

  • 10) Inspects inventory of diamond polishing wheels and notifies supervisor when wheels need replacing.

  • 11) May grind sharp edges from monuments, using portable grinding machine.




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DOT:   673.662-010

Job Number: 11319