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  • 1) Tends machines that clean or polish forming molds and components by any of following methods: Starts pumps on vapor-blast machine to circulate water and cleaning compound through hose.

  • 2) Places parts on table and pushes table into machine cabinet.

  • 3) Pushes control lever to start flow of compressed air through hose.

  • 4) Holds and turns parts while directing pressurized stream of water and cleaning compound onto parts to remove dirt, carbon, and scales.

  • 5) Dips parts in oil solution to prevent rusting.

  • 6) Inserts and secures blank mold and plunger into chuck of open-end polishing jack or lathe.

  • 7) Holds emery cloth over rotating plunger or inserts rod, covered with emery cloth, into mold to clean and polish parts.

  • 8) Holds and turns parts against rotating emery wheel.

  • 9) May soak parts in hot cleaning compound or scrape parts, using scraper to loosen or remove scales and carbon.

  • 10) May rub mold surface with oil or kerosene and abrasive stone or wire brush to remove scale, rust, scratches, and dirt.

  • 11) May apply cork or graphite paste coating to mold interiors to prevent adherence of glass to molds during forming operation.

  • 12) May store cleaned molds in storage bins.

  • 13) May transfer molds and mold parts from storage to production area, using handtruck.




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DOT:   579.685-030

Job Number: 6630