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Glass Furnace Tender

Tend automatic furnaces that makes glasses.

What does a Glass Furnace Tender do?

Tends automatic furnace that makes glass used as flux in production of glass enamel: Weighs out specified chemical ingredients. Shovels ingredients into hopper of conveyor that transports ingredients through automatic blending, pulverizing, and sifting process. Lifts tank with blended mix over hopper of gravity-fed furnace, using hoist, and releases mix from tank into hopper. Observes gauges and adjusts controls of furnace to maintain specified temperature in crucible. Stirs ingredients in hopper of furnace, using glass rod.