Profession V-belt coverer

V-belt coverers operate machines that cover belts with rubberised fabric. They cut the fabric after one revolution of the belt.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Cut rubberized fabrics

    Cut the fabric after each revolution of the belt.

  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Cover V-belts with fabric

    Cover V-belts drawing fabric through the crimping device while the machine is rotating the guide roll on which the belt is set.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Position V-belts on covering machine

    Position the V-belts on the covering machines` pulleys, raising them in order to keep the belt taut.

  • Tend V-belt covering machine

    Tend the machine that covers the V-bels with rubberized fabrics, making sure the end product is according to specifications.

  • Label belts

    Label each belt with the specific identification band.

  • Press rubberized fabrics

    Manually press the rubberized fabrics against the belt using fingers and the awl.

Optional knowledge and skills

measure materials report defective manufacturing materials maintain equipment operate forklift fasten rubber goods inspect quality of products fabric types