Operate sand blasting cabinet


Operate an abrasive cabinet using sand and fine blasting abrasives, inside a cabinet containing the abrasive force, to erode and smoothen a rough surface.

Alternative labels

run an abrasive cabinet
utilise an abrasive cabinet
use an abrasive cabinet
utilise sand blasting cabinet
use sand blasting cabinet
run sand blasting cabinet

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Essential skill

Operate sand blasting cabinet is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Operate sand blasting cabinet 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.

Abrasive blasting operator: Abrasive blasting operators use the proper equipment and machinery to smoothen rough surfaces by abrasive blasting. Abrasive blasting is commonly used in the finishing process of metal workpieces and for blasting building materials used in masonry such as bricks, stones and concrete. They operate blasters or sand cabinets which forcibly thrust a stream of abrasive material such sand, soda or water, under high pressure, propelled by a centrifigal wheel, in order to shape and smoothen surfaces.
Surgical instrument maker: Surgical instrument makers create, repair and design surgical instruments, such as clamps, graspers, mechanical cutters, scopes, probes and other surgical instruments.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022