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  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks to recondition displacement-type gas meters and governors: Cleans meter case, using wire brush or scraper, and places meter in grit-blast chamber to remove paint and soil.

  • 2) Removes top, front, and back case panels and valve compartment panels, using soldering iron or gas-fired chamber.

  • 3) Removes internal parts, including valve covers, valve connecting arms, and recording mechanisms, using soldering iron and handtools.

  • 4) Cleans internal compartments and moving parts, using rags and cleaning compound.

  • 5) Repairs internal partition seams, using soldering iron.

  • 6) Replaces stuffing box, using handtools, and lubricates moving parts, using oil gun.

  • 7) Attaches airhose to meter inlet, plugs outlet, and observes gauges for loss of pressure to test internal seams for leaks.

  • 8) Solders top, front, and back case panels in place, using soldering iron.

  • 9) Connects meter to water chamber fixture to submerge meter in water and observes meter to detect leaks.

  • 10) Marks seams to identify leaks, using chalk.

  • 11) Caps inlet and outlet of meter to prevent paint from entering system and places meter on conveyor of electrostatic spray booth.

  • 12) Turns spray booth controls to paint meter.

  • 13) Places painted meter in shipping container.




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DOT:   710.684-026

Job Number: 4441