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  • 1) Tends equipment that refines silver in electrolysis tank: Suspends silver anodes contained in canvas bags, between stainless-steel cathodes held on rack.

  • 2) Aligns and spaces anodes to prevent dislodging by mechanical scrapers.

  • 3) Swabs cathodes with oil to facilitate removal of deposited silver.

  • 4) Lowers rack of electrodes into tank and fills tank with silver nitrate electrolyte.

  • 5) Connects and starts wooden scrapers that scrape deposited silver from cathode.

  • 6) Scrapes remaining silver from cathode with knife and opens bottom of rack to empty silver into box.

  • 7) Removes bags containing depleted anodes and black mud.

  • 8) Examines bags for holes and broken frames and replaces defective parts.

  • 9) May mix acid and silver to prepare electrolyte solution, following standard formula.




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Job Number: 10967