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  • 1) Tends mixing tanks and auxiliary equipment to combine acids or other specified liquid ingredients to produce solutions for manufacturing explosives, such as nitroglycerin, tetryl, and TNT: Pumps specified liquids through metering or weighing tanks into mixing tank.

  • 2) Starts tank agitator to mix ingredients for specified time.

  • 3) Draws samples of product for laboratory analysis and transfers additional ingredients to tank until product meets plant standard.

  • 4) Pumps mixed product to storage, tank cars, or other processing units.

  • 5) May turn steam or coolant valves to heat or cool product during mixing, maintaining temperature in equipment within prescribed limits as indicated by tank thermometer.

  • 6) May maintain records of mixing time, gauge readings, and number of batches produced for shift log.

  • 7) May be designated according to product produced as Ammonium-Nitrate Neutralizer; Dimethylaniline-Sulfator Operator.




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Job Number: 6830