Profession drawing kiln operator
Drawing kiln operators are responsible for continuous sheet flat glass production by manipulating the drawing kiln that processes molten glass.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Write batch record documentation
Write reports on the manufactured batches history taking into account the raw data, tests performed and compliance to GMP of each batch of product.
- Maintain glass thickness
Maintain the specified thickness of glass by adjusting the speed of rolls on the kiln.
- Handle broken glass sheets
Handle the damaged glass sheets so that they do not collapse into the kiln by closing the roll of the drawing kiln.
- Regulate gas-firing
Regulate the gas-firing on the glass sheets edges in order to avoid the slippage of the sheets from the guide wheels.
- Light auxiliary gas jets
Light gas jets in the kiln in order to heat the sheets of glass below breakage.
- Observe glass under heat
Observe the characteristics of the glass already set into the kiln so that cracking, warping or blistering is avoided.
- Tend drawing kiln
Tend the drawing kiln in order to draw glass sheets of flat glass according to specified thickness.
- Optimise production processes parameters
Optimise and maintain the parameters of the production process such as flow, temperature or pressure.
- Adjust glass sheets
Adjust glass sheets` thickness, according to the gauge readings, using asbestos pads on the sides of the kilns` cooling jacket.