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  • 1) Tends equipment that mixes chemicals for use in bleaching, cleaning, desizing, latexing, mercerizing, and finishing canvas goods, carpets and rugs, felt goods, and textile yarns and fabrics: Weighs or measures quantities of ingredients, such as peroxide, silica, caustic, solvents, emulsions, resins, starches, and detergents, following formula, and pours them into mixing tank.

  • 2) Turns valves to admit water into tank up to mark on tank wall.

  • 3) Starts mixer and allows solution to mix for specified period of time.

  • 4) Turns valve to transfer solution from mixing tank to storage tank.

  • 5) Tests solutions in storage tanks with hydrometer, viscosimeter, or by titration to detect variations from standards and adds appropriate ingredients to restore solution to standard strength.

  • 6) Records test results, batches of solutions mixed, and chemicals used in each batch for production and inventory purposes.

  • 7) May inject steam into solution to dissolve ingredients or cook solution to specified consistency.

  • 8) May be designated according to solution mixed as Acid-Bath Mixer; Ammonia-Solution Preparer; Caustic Mixer; Gum Mixer; Latex Compounder; Size Maker; Soap Mixer; Waterproofing Mixer.




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Job Number: 1751