Laboratory Apparatus Glass Grinder

Operate lathe grinders to grind glass laboratory apparatus and components.

What does a Laboratory Apparatus Glass Grinder do?

Operates lathe grinder to grind glass laboratory apparatus and component parts to specified dimensions: Installs holding device, such as chuck or faceplate, on headstock spindle. Positions and secures workpiece in holding device, and installs abrasive wheel in tailstock. Starts machine and turns handwheel to feed abrasive wheel against workpiece or engages automatic feed. Inspects and measures workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using calipers and gauges.