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  • 1) Assembles steam and gas turbine subassemblies according to drawings, using measuring instruments, handtools, and power tools: Chips, grinds, and files welds and patches on castings and relief areas on cylinder joints to obtain specified clearances or smooth finish, using pneumatic chipping hammer and pedestal grinder.

  • 2) Drills and taps holes in castings to seat nipples and valves, using single-spindle drill press.

  • 3) Fills castings, high pressure cylinders, turbine exhaust ends, gland casings, relay cylinders, compressor cylinders, and compressor heads with water, using high pressure pump to simulate steam pressure in turbine.

  • 4) Measures expansion of unit, using micrometer-scaled rod.

  • 5) Inspects weldments, baffles, valves, valve seats, and piping for leaks.

  • 6) Inserts heating element of electric heater into hollow studs and heats studs to facilitate tightening with wrenches.

  • 7) Bolts or dowels fitted parts together, using wrenches and pneumatic hammer.

  • 8) Measures clearances and spacing, using feeler gauges, calipers, and micrometers.

  • 9) May cut expansion reliefs in cylinders and exhaust end joints, using portable power hacksaw.




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Job Number: 11563