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Filter Helper

Tend filters that removes excess waters from activated carbon slurries.

What does a Filter Helper do?

Tends filter that removes excess water from activated carbon slurry, preparatory to drying, for variety of industrial and consumer applications: Moves lever to transfer carbon slurry from discharge chute onto revolving filter cloth. Raises and lowers spreader gate to spread carbon uniformly over surface of filter cloth. Dumps bags of processed carbon onto conveyor leading to shipping or storage area. Monitors vacuum gauge on filter and observes color of wash water to detect leaks in cloth. Scrapes carbon from surface of cloth, using wood paddle, to examine for leaks and other damage or wear. Flushes filter cloth with water hose preparatory to changing cloths.