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  • 1) Tends pilling machine that compresses plastics powder into pellets or biscuits of specified weight and shape: Dumps plastics powders into machine hopper, using drum hoist or starts screw conveyor that loads hopper with material from storage bin.

  • 2) Opens gate valve to control flow of powder from hopper into machine.

  • 3) Turns steam valve to regulate temperature of machine according to ammeter gauge, and adjusts die pressure to attain specified hardness of pill.

  • 4) May clean, change, and adjust die.

  • 5) May be designated according to type of machine tended as Rotary Preformer; Single-Stroke Preformer.




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Job Number: 7466