cylindrical grinder operator


Cylindrical grinding operators set up and tend cylindrical grinding machines designed to apply abrasive processes in order to remove small amounts of excess material and smoothen metal workpieces by multiple abrasive grinding wheels with diamond teeth as a cutting device for very precise and light cuts, as the workpiece is fed past it and formed into a cylinder.

Alternative label

  • bearing grinder

  • air grinder

  • rolling grinder

  • drill grinder

  • emery grinder

  • crankshaft grinder

  • automatic grinder operator

  • blade grinder

  • broach grinder

  • disc grinder

  • plate grinder

  • razor grinder

  • billet grinder

  • automatic grinder operative

  • bench grinder

  • roll grinder

  • metal grinder

  • bit grinder

  • edge grinder

  • rail grinder

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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