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Bowling Ball Finisher

Tend buffing machines that polish surface of bowling balls.

What does a Bowling Ball Finisher do?

Tends buffing machine that removes scratches and polishes surface of bowling balls: Places ball in holding fixture, pad, or cup of buffer and coats buffing wheel and pad with abrasive compound. Changes position of ball against revolving wheel to remove grinding and sanding scratches on surface of ball. Removes ball after specified time and holds ball against finish buffing wheel, moving ball with hands to expose all surfaces to wheel. Examines ball for scratches and specified finish. May dress ball with waterproof sandpaper or rubbing compound to remove nicks, pits, and scratches prior to engraving or polishing and be designated Hand Finisher, Bowling Balls.