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  • 1) Tends kiln that develops color of pigments used in making paints and glass enamels: Moves controls to set automatic heat regulator that maintains specified temperature in kiln.

  • 2) Adjusts gas burners in kiln, using handtools, and lights pilot flames and burners.

  • 3) Raises kiln bed or signals CALCINE FURNACE LOADER to raise kiln bed, containing pigments, into kiln and to remove bed from kiln after specified time.

  • 4) May fill and empty saggers.

  • 5) May tend crusher that breaks calcined chunks of pigment into smaller particles.

  • 6) May tend auxiliary equipment, such as coaler, conveyor systems, pump, and rotary vacuum filter.




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DOT:   553.685-030

Job Number: 1330