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  • 1) Tends kiln or furnace that makes pigments from specified chemical ingredients or develops specified colors in pigments or metallic powders for use in making paints, enamels, and varnishes: Weighs or measures specified chemical ingredients and dumps them into furnace hopper, conveyor, blending, pulverizing and sifting machine hoppers, or into clay saggers.

  • 2) Opens chute on hopper or conveyor, or shovels prepared charge into furnace.

  • 3) Positions specified temperature cam into automatic heat control unit, or turns dials to specified setting to regulate temperature, temperature changes, and heating and cooling cycles.

  • 4) Observes control panel of furnace to verify standard functioning of preset furnace.

  • 5) Opens discharge chute, or shovels pigment or powder from furnace.

  • 6) May clean and adjust burners on gas-fired furnaces.

  • 7) May verify color of pigments or powders to standard samples or color chart.




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DOT:   553.685-086

Job Number: 7462