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Steam Tank Operator

Tend autoclaves to cure asbestos-cement pipes.

What does a Steam Tank Operator do?

Tends autoclave to cure asbestos-cement pipe: Transports specified supplies and empty trays to forming department, and trays loaded with pipe to curing area, using industrial truck. Loads autoclave with trays of pipe, using industrial truck. Closes autoclave door and inserts safety pin to secure door. Places chart on recording instrument and sets indicator for starting time and curing limits. Opens steam value to build up specified pressure in autoclave. Closes valves, opens exhaust vents and starts fans to reduce steam pressure to specified level and opens autoclave door. Removes cured pipe from autoclave, using industrial truck. Maintains record of production.