Profession belt builder

Belt builders make transmission and conveyor belts by building up plies of rubberised fabric. They cut the ply to requird length with scissors and bond plies together with rollers and stitchers. Belt builders insert the finished belt between the pressure rollers. They measure the finished belt to check if it conforms to specifications.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Skills

  • Bond rubber plies

    Bond plies by insert the finished belt between the pressure rollers and rolling the belt onto the windup rack.

  • Follow safety standards in industrial contexts

    Abide by safety procedures and standards for industrial contexts, mostly where machinery is involved.

  • Cut rubber plies

    Cut the ply to required length using the scissors of knife and bond the plies together with rollers and stitchers.

  • Prepare rubber plies

    Prepare the rubber or gum plies for further processing by pulling them from rolls to the letoff rack and arranging them on the table, measured and aligned according to specifications.

  • Fabricate belts

    Fabricate transmission and conveyor belts by building up plies of rubberised fabric and gum.

  • Use personal protection equipment

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

  • Measure materials

    Measure the raw materials prior to their loading in the mixer or in machines, ensuring they conform with the specifications.

  • Build up rubber plies

    Build up the number of plies required in specifications by trimming the irregular edges using scissors or knifes.

Optional knowledge and skills

operate forklift read standard blueprints operate calender machine mechanics fasten rubber goods guide cranes maintain equipment