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Rubber Reclaiming - Occupations Duties

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Batch Trucker

  • Feed specified quantities types of ground devulcanized scrap rubber into mix mill to prepare batch for processing
  • Shovel mixture into monorail bucket or pushtruck and dumps mixture into designated chute or onto feed conveyor of mix mill
  • Record batches produced
  • May drive scooptruck to transport mixture
  • May add specified pigments to mixture when blending.

Cd mixer

  • Tend machine that mixes ground scrap rubber with pigments, caustics, and oils to prepare rubber for devulcanization
  • Pull slide on gravity chute or shovels ground scrap rubber into weigh hopper
  • Pull lever to dump scrap rubber from weigh hopper into mixer
  • Measure weighs pigments, caustics, and oils according to formula, and dumps or drains them into mixer
  • Start machine that mixes materials for specified time
  • Pull lever to release mixture from machine into pans
  • Lift pans onto heater cars by hand or with hoist
  • Signal worker to move pans of mixed stock into heaters
  • May tend cracker mill that grinds scrap rubber into particles [Grinder rubber goods, rubber reclaim. ]
  • May unload heaters dump devulcanized scrap rubber from pans
  • May line pans with waxed paper or sprinkle with pulverized soapstone to prevent rubber from sticking.

Cd mixer Helper

  • Perform following duties in devulcanizing ground scrap rubber in steam heater
  • Place pans beside mixer loads pans with scrap rubber compound
  • Load pans onto heater car by hand or hoist pushes car into heater
  • Pull heater cars out of heaters, using electric winch, and dumps or shovels devulcanized rubber into storage bins.

Checker

  • Tend equipment that pumps solvents, pigments, and caustics into storage tanks for use in processing reclaim rubber
  • Dips pigment samples from tank car or container for laboratory analysis
  • Connect hose couplings between tank cars pipelines
  • Start pumps opens valves to direct flow of liquid pigments into specified storage or supply tanks
  • Read flowmeter to ascertain quantity of stock entering tank
  • Direct transfer of drums and bags of material from freight cars to specified storage areas notifies supervisor when supplies drop to specified levels
  • May schedule delivery of pigments
  • May convey dry pigments to production areas, using electric truck.

Devulcanizer Charger

  • Charge ground scrap rubber into devulcanizers that process rubber with chemicals steam
  • Pull levers to drop measured amount of rubber into scale hopper
  • Push loaded hopper along monorail pulls lever to dump contents into machine
  • Signal Devulcanizer Tender rubber reclaim. when machines are loaded
  • May measure pour specified pigments, caustics, and oils into devulcanizer
  • May observe gauges and turn valves to relieve steam pressure in devulcanizer preparatory to unloading blow devulcanized rubber through tubes into storage bins.

Devulcanizer Head

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in processing scrap rubber into reclaimed rubber
  • Analyze production schedules assigns workers to activities, like grinding, straining, devulcanizing, drying, refining and inspecting
  • Train employees in work methods procedures
  • Inspect reclaimed rubber for conformance to specifications orders reprocessing if required
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title
  • May be designated according to activity as Devulcanizer Inspector rubber reclaim. , Final-Inspection Supervisor rubber reclaim. , Grinding-Room Inspector rubber reclaim. , Millroom Supervisor rubber reclaim. , Rubber-Compounder Supervisor rubber reclaim. .

Devulcanizer Operator

  • Tend devulcanizers that process ground scrap rubber with chemical compounds under steam pressure to produce reclaim rubber
  • Turn valves observes gauges to drain specified quantities of materials, like oil, pigments and water onto scrap rubber in devulcanizer
  • Close bolts loading hatch to seal devulcanizer
  • Turn valves and observes gauges to maintain specified operating temperature release steam pressure when unloading devulcanizer
  • May attach specified cycle chart to automatic timer
  • Record production data
  • May open discharge valve, allowing steam pressure to blow devulcanized rubber into holding tank
  • May weigh dump ground scrap rubber into devulcanizers [Devulcanizer Charger rubber reclaim. ]
  • May tend high-pressure devulcanizer be designated High-Pressure Devulcanizer Operator rubber reclaim. .

Devulcanizer Tender

  • Tend devulcanizers that process ground scrap rubber with chemical compounds under steam pressure to produce reclaim rubber
  • Turn valves observes gauges to drain specified quantities of materials, like oil, pigments and water onto scrap rubber in devulcanizer
  • Close bolts loading hatch to seal devulcanizer
  • Turn valves and observes gauges to maintain specified operating temperature release steam pressure when unloading devulcanizer
  • May attach specified cycle chart to automatic timer
  • Record production data
  • May open discharge valve, allowing steam pressure to blow devulcanized rubber into holding tank
  • May weigh dump ground scrap rubber into devulcanizers [Devulcanizer Charger rubber reclaim. ]
  • May tend high-pressure devulcanizer be designated High-Pressure Devulcanizer Operator rubber reclaim. .

Digester Charger

  • Tend devulcanizers that process ground scrap rubber with chemical compounds under steam pressure to produce reclaim rubber
  • Turn valves observes gauges to drain specified quantities of materials, like oil, pigments and water onto scrap rubber in devulcanizer
  • Close bolts loading hatch to seal devulcanizer
  • Turn valves and observes gauges to maintain specified operating temperature release steam pressure when unloading devulcanizer
  • May attach specified cycle chart to automatic timer
  • Record production data
  • May open discharge valve, allowing steam pressure to blow devulcanized rubber into holding tank
  • May weigh dump ground scrap rubber into devulcanizers [Devulcanizer Charger rubber reclaim. ]
  • May tend high-pressure devulcanizer be designated High-Pressure Devulcanizer Operator rubber reclaim. .

Drier Feeder

  • Feed devulcanized scrap rubber stock into agitator tanks that wash it to remove caustic substance
  • Shovel specified amount of stock into tank of water starts mechanical agitator
  • Shovel washed stock onto conveyors leading to drier or into dewatering device that squeezes moisture from stock
  • May adjust dewatering device, using wrench
  • May pump washed stock into vibrating screen to facilitate removal of moisture.

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