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  • 1) Operates furnace to heat aluminum slabs and fabricated forms to specified temperature for rolling or processing: Sets furnace controls to regulate temperatures and heating time.

  • 2) Starts conveyors and opens furnace doors to admit slabs, plate, sheet, and coil, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to uncover soaking pits and lower ingots into them.

  • 3) Observes pyrometer and adjusts rheostat controls to maintain temperature between specified limits.

  • 4) Measures temperature of product to determine necessity for adjusting furnace temperature or timing cycle, using thermal instruments and charts.

  • 5) Removes material from furnace, using crane, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to transfer it to next station.

  • 6) Records time and production data.




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DOT:   613.462-014

Job Number: 4361