Profession varnish maker
Varnish makers operate equipment and mixers for varnish production, by melting, mixing and cooking the required chemical ingredients, according to specifications.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Work safely with chemicals
Take the necessary precautions for storing, using and disposing chemical products.
- Measure chemical substance viscosity
Measure the viscosity of the mixed ingredients by using a viscosimeter.
- Remove sediment from varnish
Remove the sediments by pumping the varnish through the filter press.
- Prepare chemical samples
Prepare the specific samples such as gas, liquid or solid samples in order for them to be ready for analysis, labeling and storing samples according to specifications.
- Adjust burner controls
Adjust the heat in the burner regulating the thermostat according to the prescribed temperature following each product specification.
- Weigh varnish ingredients
Weigh ingredients, such as gums, so that they are according to specifications.
- Transfer varnish
Transfer to the reducing tank the varnish and the thinner using pumps.
- Operate varnish production equipment
Operate the equipment that melts, cooks and mixes ingredients used in varnish production. The ingredients that are to be mixed are usually gums, naphtha and oils.
- Adjust the varnish mixture
Adjust the mixed elements in order to create the proper varnish by adding oil when the gum becomes liquid.