Profession glass beveller
Glass bevellers measure, cut, assemble and install flat glass and mirrors. They also load and unload glass, mirrors and equipment, drive to installation sites, install metal or wood frameworks that need to be fitted with glass, and work according to client specifications.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Ensure equipment availability
Ensure that the necessary equipment is provided, ready and available for use before start of procedures.
- Rinse glass
Rinse the glass following the bevelling process using water in order to remove the abrasive residue.
- Read standard blueprints
Read and comprehend standard blueprints, machine, and process drawings.
- Consult technical resources
Read and interpret such technical resources such as digital or paper drawings and adjustment data in order to properly set up a machine or working tool, or to assemble mechanical equipment.
- Manipulate glass
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of glass.
- Operate bevelling machine
Operate the bevelling machine by setting it up and performing the specific operations such as beveling or polishing glass or mirror edges.
- Cut glass
Use glass cutting tools or diamond blades to cut pieces out of glass plates, including mirrors.
- Follow quality standards
Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.
- Trim excess material
Trim surplus material of fabric such as fiberglass mats, cloth, plastics or rubber.
- Inspect glass sheet
Inspect the drawn sheets of glass in order to detect any flows such as blisters or stones, signalling the defective glass sheets.
- Set up the controller of a machine
Set up and give commands to a machine by dispatching the appropriate data and input into the (computer) controller corresponding with the desired processed product.
- Monitor gauge
Oversee the data presented by a gauge concerning the measurement of pressure, temperature, thickness of a material, and others.
- Measure materials
Measure the raw materials prior to their loading in the mixer or in machines, ensuring they conform with the specifications.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Conform to health and safety regulations
Carry out all work in accordance with relevant environmental and health and safety legislation, risk assessment requirements and company policies. Take the necessary health and safety precautions during work including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate.
- Adjust glass sheets
Adjust glass sheets` thickness, according to the gauge readings, using asbestos pads on the sides of the kilns` cooling jacket.
- Monitor automated machines
Continuously check up on the automated machine's set-up and execution or make regular control rounds. If necessary, record and interpret data on the operating conditions of installations and equipment in order to identify abnormalities.