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  • 1) Performs any combination of tasks involved in melting, refining, and pouring solder: Shovels scrap into furnace melting pots and adjusts fuel valves to regulate melting.

  • 2) Skims off dross with ladle.

  • 3) Plunges sieve box filled with potatoes to bottom of molten metal so that steam from charring potatoes agitates metal and brings additional dross to top.

  • 4) Skims off remaining dross.

  • 5) Ladles refined metal from pots to molds.

  • 6) Removes cooled metal from molds and places it on handtruck.

  • 7) Mixes tin, lead, or refined scrap solder in melting pots, as directed by SUPERVISOR, SOLDER MAKING.

  • 8) Ladles new solder into pig molds or into troughs of solder-making table.

  • 9) May cut bars into short lengths.

  • 10) Ties bars into bundles and packs bundles for shipment or storage.

  • 11) May charge lead and tin pigs into furnace melting pots, by hand or using overhead power hoist.

  • 12) May weigh pigs preparatory to charging furnace, using scale.

  • 13) May level machine that converts molten lead-tin alloys into powdered metal to process solder cream and be designated Solder Cream Maker.




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Job Number: 5664