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Lime Mixer Tender

Tend mixing machines that mix lime and water.

What does a Lime Mixer Tender do?

Tends mixing machine that mixes lime and water, and sprays mixture on interior of molds to prevent cast iron from sticking to molds: Shovels lime into mixing machine, starts machine, and opens valve to allow water to enter machine to obtain mixture of specified consistency. Cleans molds, using airhose. Starts pump of spray gun, and sprays molds. Observes coating on molds, and adjusts spray gun and consistency of mixture to obtain specified coating. Sprays water on molds containing molten iron to cool metal, using hose. Removes stuck pigs from molds, using bar.