Profession wax bleacher
Wax bleachers operate and maintain filter presses and tanks, used in wax bleaching, for candle production processes.
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- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Tend wax bleaching machinery
Tend machinery used in candlemaking such as vats and filter presses to bleach wax.
- Dump batches
Dump the batches into conveyors making sure the specifications such as the mixing time are followed.
- Communicate with external laboratories
Communicate with the external analytical laboratories in order to manage the required external testing process.
- Adjust liquefaction temperature
Adjust the thermostat to obtain the temperature that it is according to specifications required for wax liquefaction.
- Pump wax
Pump the molten wax through the filter press.
- Pack charcoal
Pack the granulated charcoal on to the facets of the filter press.
- Measure chemical substance viscosity
Measure the viscosity of the mixed ingredients by using a viscosimeter.
- Measure materials
Measure the raw materials prior to their loading in the mixer or in machines, ensuring they conform with the specifications.
- Melt wax
Safely heat wax to the correct temperature so it melts and becomes a pliable susbtance.
- Transfer wax
Transfer the wax from the press into tanks by turning on the valves.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
Optional knowledge and skillsclean mixer shape candles dye candles write batch record documentation candle making techniques beeswax drip candles
Source: Sisyphus ODB