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  • 1) Tends equipment that washes taconite ore dust collected from air: Starts dust collection equipment and turns valves to adjust pressure to required level as indicated by manometer.

  • 2) Examines parts of dust collector, such as pipes, nozzles, strainers, and collection surfaces, for pluggings, breaks, leaks, and residue.

  • 3) Closes water valves and stops pumps to permit cleaning and repairing of equipment.

  • 4) Washes residue from collection surfaces, pumps, hoppers, and fans, using water hose.

  • 5) Turns threaded water nozzles into fittings to change type of nozzle or to replace defective ones.

  • 6) Removes mesh strainers and cleans them, using airhose.

  • 7) Tightens glands on pumps and valves, using wrenches.

  • 8) May record gauge readings.

  • 9) May tend equipment that extracts carbon dust from air.




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Job Number: 3301