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  • 1) Controls scruff and burn-off furnaces and auxiliary equipment to reclaim tin or terne from coating pots, tinplate, and used electrolytic anodes: Washes scruff with hose to remove flux.

  • 2) Starts crushing machine, and shovels scruff into machine to reduce scruff to uniform size.

  • 3) Charges scruff into furnace, and ignites gas burner with torch.

  • 4) Adjusts heat controls to obtain specified temperature for reclaiming metal from scruff.

  • 5) Breaks up lumps in scruff, using rake and hoe.

  • 6) Turns valves to tap furnace and allow reclaimed metal to flow into iron kettle or melting pot.

  • 7) Heats kettle, and skims foreign metal from top, using ladle.

  • 8) Adds specified amounts of tin or lead in producing terne.

  • 9) Pours metal into pig or electrolytic anode molds.

  • 10) Weighs and records amount of recovered metal.

  • 11) Marks weight on pigs, and stores pigs in warehouse.




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DOT:   512.382-018

Job Number: 11219