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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends battery of molten carbonizing salt bath or ammonia-methane furnaces that case harden steel objects, such as buckles, screws, wrenches, and bicycle crank cups: Loads objects by hand into wire basket attached to steel-rod handle.

  • 2) Immerses basket into chemical bath inside furnace pot or into ammonia-methane furnace.

  • 3) Scoops salt into furnace pots to maintain bath level or opens valves to inject gases into furnace, and sets timer.

  • 4) Removes basket from furnace at end of heating cycle and dumps objects into mesh container submerged in tank of quenching oil.

  • 5) May lift container from quenching tank and dip container in rinse water.

  • 6) Dumps objects into box or tray.

  • 7) May signal forklift operator to deposit or extract containers of objects into and from furnaces and quenching and rinse tanks.




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Job Number: 7945