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Baker Paint Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend oven that bakes freshly painted furniture parts to harden finish
  • Start equipment to heat oven to prescribed temperature
  • Push truckload of dipped or sprayed pieces into heated oven, hangs pieces on hooks suspended from overhead trolley, or places pieces on conveyor belt & regulates speed of belt through oven in accordance with temperature of oven size of pieces
  • Allow pieces to bake for specified length of time removes finished articles from oven.

Blender Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend mixing machines that blend solid liquid ingredients to make products, like paints, lacquers, putty, paint pigments, and binders, following formula
  • Turn valves or sets pump meters to admit specified amounts of liquids, like oils, solvents and water into mixer
  • Weigh dumps specified amounts of dry ingredients, like plastic flash, color concentrates and resins into mixer, as indicated on batch ticket, or dumps preweighed ingredients into tank
  • Push or pulls tank to dispersion mixing machine
  • Depress pedal to lower mixing blades into tank and presses button to start blades revolving to mix disperse ingredients
  • Turn valves to drain batch through hoses into pebble or ball mill or into holding tank
  • Draw sample from batch for laboratory test adds ingredients to mixture as specified by laboratory
  • May clean equipment, using rags, solvent, and scraper
  • May be designated according to product mixed as Glass Enamel Mixer paint and varnish , Lacquer Blender paint and varnish , Paint Maker paint and varnish , Paste Mixer paint & varnish , Pigment Mixer paint & varnish , Putty Maker paint varnish .

Cadmium liquor Maker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend equipment that makes cadmium sulfate used in making pigments for paints enamels
  • Shovel cadmium moss into tank of boiling water sulfuric acid to form cadmium liquor
  • Test liquor solution for acid foreign content, as specified by laboratory.

Calcine Furnace Loader Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Perform variety of duties to assist Calcine-Furnace Tender paint varnish in baking pigments to bring out color
  • Scoop dry blend of pigments from drums into clay saggers pigment containers stacks saggers on bed of kiln
  • Position kiln bed on hydraulic lift, using forklift
  • Move controls of hydraulic lift to raise kiln bed into overhead kiln secures bed in kiln
  • Remove bed from kiln on signal from Calcine-Furnace Tender paint and varnish empties saggers of calcined pigments into drum
  • Weigh and tags drum moves it to storage area, using handtruck
  • May load saggers of dry blend onto revolving track of circular kiln for continuous-calcination process
  • Perform other duties as described under Helper any industry Master Title.

Calcine furnace Tender Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend kiln that develops color of pigments used in making paints glass enamels
  • Move controls to set automatic heat regulator that maintains specified temperature in kiln
  • Adjust gas burners in kiln, using handtools and lights pilot flames burners
  • Raise kiln bed or signals Calcine Furnace Loader paint and varnish to raise kiln bed, containing pigments, into kiln to remove bed from kiln after specified time
  • May fill and empty saggers pigment containers [Calcine Furnace Loader paint varnish ]
  • May tend crusher that breaks calcined chunks of pigment into smaller particles
  • May tend auxiliary equipment, like coaler, conveyor systems, pump, and rotary vacuum filter.

Centrifuge Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend centrifuge that removes impurities from varnishes lacquers
  • Position filter cloth on supply tank of centrifuge
  • Start pump to transfer product from cooling tank, through filter, into containers or supply tank
  • Start centrifuge opens discharge valve to transfer filtered material from centrifuge into portable tank
  • Adjust controls to regulate flow of material through lines tanks
  • May start pumps to transfer liquids from portable tank to storage tank
  • Disassemble centrifuge and pump, using handtools cleans equipment with solvents
  • Pump liquids to filter press if further filtration is specified
  • May be designated according to material filtered as Lacquer Filterer paint and varnish , Varnish Filterer paint varnish I.

Color card Maker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Cuts cards from colored sheets, using paper cutter, and mounts cards on color-advertising folders
  • Cuts sheets into cards of specified dimensions, using paper cutter
  • Sort cards into stacks according to color
  • Position cards in handpress according to color section-number on card folder
  • Brush glue on back of cards
  • Position card folder over cards and pulls lever to close press glue cards to folder
  • Remove folder from press stacks it on table.

Color Shader Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Mix pigments or base colors with paints, enamels, or lacquers to match standard or sample colors, following formulas standard color samples
  • Start agitator in tank filled with basic paint product
  • Pour pigments or base colors from containers dumps specified amounts into tank to color basic product
  • Smear sample of batch on glass or paper, using spatula or brush, and compares sample with standard color, using colorimeter
  • Repeat operation to attain specified shade
  • Record ingredients added on batch ticket
  • Ladle sample into container, writes identifying data on container, and submits sample to laboratory for final color, gloss, weight, and viscosity tests
  • May add materials to thin batch [Thinner paint varnish 550.585-038]
  • May remove foreign matter from batch, using centrifuge [Centrifuge Operator paint varnish 551.685-034]
  • May weigh sample calculate weight per gallon
  • May determine specific gravity, using hydrometer
  • May test for viscosity, using viscometer
  • May be designated according to product colored as Enamel Shader paint and varnish , Lacquer Shader paint and varnish , Latex-Paint Shader paint and varnish , Oil-Paint Shader paint varnish .

Dispersion Mixer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend mixing machines that blend solid liquid ingredients to make products, like paints, lacquers, putty, paint pigments, and binders, following formula
  • Turn valves or sets pump meters to admit specified amounts of liquids, like oils, solvents and water into mixer
  • Weigh dumps specified amounts of dry ingredients, like plastic flash, color concentrates and resins into mixer, as indicated on batch ticket, or dumps preweighed ingredients into tank
  • Push or pulls tank to dispersion mixing machine
  • Depress pedal to lower mixing blades into tank and presses button to start blades revolving to mix disperse ingredients
  • Turn valves to drain batch through hoses into pebble or ball mill or into holding tank
  • Draw sample from batch for laboratory test adds ingredients to mixture as specified by laboratory
  • May clean equipment, using rags, solvent, and scraper
  • May be designated according to product mixed as Glass Enamel Mixer paint and varnish , Lacquer Blender paint and varnish , Paint Maker paint and varnish , Paste Mixer paint & varnish , Pigment Mixer paint & varnish , Putty Maker paint varnish .

Enamel Burner Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend oven that bakes freshly painted furniture parts to harden finish
  • Start equipment to heat oven to prescribed temperature
  • Push truckload of dipped or sprayed pieces into heated oven, hangs pieces on hooks suspended from overhead trolley, or places pieces on conveyor belt & regulates speed of belt through oven in accordance with temperature of oven size of pieces
  • Allow pieces to bake for specified length of time removes finished articles from oven.


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