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  • 1) Tends filter presses that remove solids, such as carbon, proteins, and filtracell, from solution to produce glucose syrup of standard color and clarity: Turns valves to control flow of material through press.

  • 2) Folds and jams edges of filter cloths between plates to seal leaks in press, using sharp-edged tool.

  • 3) Observes gauges for increased pressure which indicate need for cleaning presses, and notifies PRESS PULLERS when cleaning is required.

  • 4) Starts agitator and pumps that transfer filtrate into tank.

  • 5) Washes filter cloths in washing machine.

  • 6) May add activated carbon to tank to decolorize filtrate.

  • 7) May tend vacuum or cloth filter press that removes water from corn tailings used in preparing stock feed and be known as Press Tender, Head, Feed House.




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DOT:   521.665-018

Job Number: 3929