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Filtering Machine Tender

Tend machines that separate cornstarches from undesirable protein solids.

What does a Filtering Machine Tender do?

Tends filtering machines that separate cornstarch from undesirable protein solids: Starts machine and turns valves to admit starch suspension from tank through filters and to control flow of wash water to filter spray nozzles. Observes thermometers and turns steam valves to maintain specified temperature of water in tank. Controls flow of water into standardization tanks to regulate specific gravity of starch suspension, according to instructions from FILTER OPERATOR. Changes damaged filter cloths and flushes soiled cloths, using hose. Inserts wire into holes of spray nozzles to prevent clogging.