Cut rubber plies


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

Alternative labels

trimming rubber plies
cutting rubber plies
rubber ply cutting
rubber plies trimming
rubber plies cutting
cut rubber plies
rubber ply trimming
trim rubber plies

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Cut rubber plies is an essential skill of the following occupations:

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.
V-belt builder: V-belt builders form V-belts out of calendered rubber rolls. They measure the amount of rubber needed and cut it with scissors. V-belt builders brush rubber cement on sides of the belt. They put belts on the drum to compress materials together and cut the belt to specified width with a knife.

Optional skill

Cut rubber plies is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022