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Iron Launder Operator

Tend iron launders that precipitate copper from solutions.

What does an Iron Launder Operator do?

Tends iron launders that precipitate copper from solution: Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR 921.663-010 to load launders with shredded tin cans. Starts pumps and turns valves to regulate flow of solution through series of launders to ensure maximum precipitation of copper. Measures copper content of solution at various stages of processing by titration tests. Adds iron to launders to maintain maximum recovery of copper. Excavates precipitated copper from launders and cleans tanks. Keeps record of titration tests.