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  • 1) Tends machines that screen foreign material from ground, devulcanized scrap rubber: Opens chute on feed conveyors or shovels scrap rubber into hopper of strainer.

  • 2) Starts machine that forces scrap rubber through strainer screen.

  • 3) Regulates speed of machine and conveyors to prevent jamming of stock.

  • 4) Discharges strained scrap rubber onto conveyors for transfer to refining mills, or onto handtrucks for transfer to storage.

  • 5) Feels strainer, and opens water valves to prevent overheating of machine and scorching of rubber.

  • 6) Observes rubber for color and appearance and feels strained rubber to ensure that foreign material is removed.

  • 7) Cleans clogged strainer screens, using scraper and solvent, or replaces clogged and worn strainer screens, using handtools.

  • 8) Signals drying and milling department workers to maintain specified flow of scrap rubber through strainers.

  • 9) May dump bags of soapstone in discharge chute to facilitate movement of stock through screen conveyor.

  • 10) May tend magnetic device to facilitate removal of metal from rubber.

  • 11) May fill containers with screened rubber to specified weight and keep record of production.




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DOT:   551.365-010

Job Number: 9998