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  • 1) Tends vacuum screen that screens magnesium liquor and briquette press equipment that presses screened residue to form briquettes of periclase: Flips control panel switches to start multilevel arrangement of vacuum screen feeder wheel, vacuum screen hearth kiln, and briquette press.

  • 2) Observes vacuum screen feeder wheel to verify that cups positioned on feeder wheel are full of magnesium liquor for emptying onto vacuum screen.

  • 3) Turns dials on control panel to adjust speed of vacuum screen feeder wheel and vacuum screen to control thickness of filter cake, following prescribed procedure.

  • 4) Reads counter on feeder wheel to determine revolutions per hour and records totals in logbook.

  • 5) Moves control knobs to adjust amount of filter cake fed from hearth furnace onto conveyor and into briquette press.

  • 6) Turns knobs to regulate speed and pressure of briquette rollers that form briquettes.

  • 7) Observes indicator lights and gauges on control panels to detect equipment malfunction and notifies supervisor.

  • 8) Records equipment downtime in logbook.




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DOT:   579.685-066

Job Number: 1143