Buffing Machine Rubric

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⌊ Student Name
⌊ Instructor Name
Pass ☐
Fail ☐
⌊ Date of Buffing Machines test  (m / d / y)
⌊ Instructor Signature

This document is an internal Artisan's Asylum training document and is provided "as is", to be used as a reference only. Use of this document for any purposes other than as reference material (i.e., for the purposes of training and testing users on tools or equipment by other commercial entities or individuals) is not advised. In no event shall the authors of this material, or Artisan's Asylum, Inc., be liable for any claim, damages, or other liability whether in action or contract, arising from, out of, or in connection with the use of the information in this document for training, testing, or on-going safe use of fabrication equipment. Please consult your own lawyers and subject matter experts if you are looking to develop your own safety curriculum for fabrication equipment operation. Tool operators are responsible for their own safety, including reading and understanding the owners manual for this equipment and all of the warnings it contains.

Point out the following tool features


☐ Buffs & Grinding Wheels
☐ Switches
☐ Tightening Screws
☐ Polishing Compounds
☐ Air filter

Demonstrate Safe Operation


☐ Load a buff onto the machine
☐ Apply polishing compound
☐ Show the safe zone for buffing
☐ Remove a buff from the machine
☐ Show how to polish a ring
☐ Show how to buff chain
☐ Demonstrate grinding wheel use
☐ Clean up


General Knowledge


☐ Knows the differences between White Diamond, Tripoli, Rouge, and Zam
☐ Knows what metals can be used on the buffing machine
☐ Knows proper attire to use the buffing machine
☐ Knows the symptoms of a buffer not adequately drawing air
☐ Knows what to do if someone is acting unsafely

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