Lead Brush Maker Abrasive Wheel Maker

Minimum ? ITI diploma

Minimum experience of 2? 6 years in relevant area

The tasks a Lead Brush Maker (Abrasive Wheel) is expected to perform include:

Making lead bushes for abrasive wheel

Running molten lead around the metal core inserted into the centre hole

Fixing the abrasive wheel over chuck-like platform of the machine

Ensuring that spindle disc device fits into the hole of emery wheel

Tightening bolts and nuts of the wheel

Setting metal upper plate to the emery wheel

Pouring molten lead into the emery wheel hole to form bush

Releasing foot pedal to drop central spindle

Loosing chuck nuts and bolts when the upper plate gets cool

Removing bushed abrasive wheel

Maintaining the temperature of the power heated lead furnace or kettle

Knowledge of handling the abrasive wheel machine

Skilled in handling tools and equipment used

Skilled in monitoring workflow to assure quality

Skilled in installing and maintaining commonly changed components of the abrasive wheel machine

Not required



Work independently


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available in some companies

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

The job is not listed as hazardous or dangerous as per The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)

For candidates with experience of 2 to 6 years ? INR6,000 to INR17,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The Capital goods and Manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation. In 2011-12, the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 500,000 crore, the domestic demand was valued at 2, 35,000 crore and the exports were valued at 2, 65,000 crore.

Considering all this it is safe to state that this sector is bound to grow in the coming time and so the job profile of a Lead Brush Maker will witness a lot of growth in the future.

Manufacturing industry across sectors

Cities and towns across India