Maintain router machinery


Maintain machinery and equipment for cutting various hard materials, to ensure that it is clean and in safe, working order. Perform routine maintenance on equipment and adjust when necessary, using hand and power tools.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Maintain router machinery is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Router operator: Router operators set up and operate multi-spindle routing machines, in order to hollow-out or cut various hard materials such as wood, composites, aluminium, steel, plastics; and others, such as foams. They are also able to read blueprints to determine cutting locations and specific sizes.

Optional skill

Maintain router machinery 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.

Wood router operator: Wood router operators work with industrial routers to cut wood into the desired shape. Routers have a routing head that moves over the wood, going up and down to regulate the depth of the incision. Contemporary industrial wood routers usually are computer controlled for extremely fine and consistent results.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022