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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends equipment that cleans and reshapes cotton, silk, or woodpulp used as filtering material in filter press to filter liquids, such as alcoholic beverages, gelatin, and glue: Removes dirty filter cakes from filter press, using handtools.

  • 2) Transfers filter cakes from filter press, using handtruck, and drops filter cakes into prebreaker machine that reduces filter cakes to loose, wet pulp.

  • 3) Pumps wet pulp to washing machine.

  • 4) Opens valves to admit and circulate water or steam in washer.

  • 5) Opens screen-covered drain in bottom of washer and continues washing pulp until drain-water runs clear.

  • 6) Pumps clean pulp to storage tank.

  • 7) Opens valve to move pulp from storage tank into hydraulic press.

  • 8) Starts hydraulic press that squeezes water from pulp and forms pulp into filter cake.

  • 9) Removes clean filter cake from hydraulic press, and transfers clean filter cake to filter press, using handtruck.

  • 10) Washes filter press plates, using hose and hot water.

  • 11) Installs filter cake into filter press, using handtools.




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Job Number: 3923