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  • 1) Assists BLAST-FURNACE KEEPER in tapping blast furnace: Breaks slag from casting equipment, such as slag runners, iron troughs, gates, and dams, using bars, hammers, and shovels.

  • 2) Relines runners, troughs, gates, and dams with refractory materials, such as fireclay, sand, and coal dust.

  • 3) Cleans and loads clay gun for plugging taphole.

  • 4) Removes obstructions in runners during casting operations, using tong bar.

  • 5) Obtains sample of molten iron during cast, with spoon and pours sample into test mold.

  • 6) Assists in changing tuyeres, coolers, cinder notches, and blowpipes on blast furnace, using handtools.

  • 7) Cleans dust, debris, and solidified metal from blast furnace and casting area.

  • 8) Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.




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DOT:   502.687-010

Job Number: 836