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Machine Cleaner

Clean dusts, dirt, greases, and lint from machines.

What does a Machine Cleaner do?

Cleans dust, dirt, grease, and lint from machines and auxiliary equipment, such as tanks and pipelines, in industrial plant or aboard ship, using cleaning solutions, waste, rags, waterhose, pumps, lint vacuum system, airhose, brushes, and scraping tools: Cleans screen on lint vacuum system and replaces worn screen. May clean plant sewage treatment system and water supply wells. May remove machine guards and accessories, using handtools. May paint exposed surfaces of machines to prevent rust. May oil moving parts or wearing surfaces. May clean floors around machine, using broom or vacuum cleaner. May be designated according to machine or part of machine cleaned as Bottle-Packing-Machine Cleaner; Creel Cleaner; Opening-Machine Cleaner; Pin Cleaner; Rack Cleaner; Shafting Cleaner. May be designated: Card Cleaner; Guide-Rail Cleaner; Loom Blower.