Sinter Feeder

Tend table-feeding equipment that regulate flow of finely ground iron ores.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sinter Feeders do?

Tends table-feeding equipment that regulates flow of finely ground iron ore, coke, and flue dust from storage bins onto sintering machine conveyors: Starts table feeder and conveyor and adjusts rheostats to regulate speed of vibrating feeders. Moves controls to regulate opening of feed gate according to rate of flow of material onto conveyor. Observes equipment to detect malfunctions. Clears clogged chutes or feed gates, using bar and shovel. Fills sample box with material on conveyor, weighs sample, and records weight. Reads weightometer scale and records weights of material being processed.


Should I be a Sinter Feeder?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • How to become a Sinter Feeder

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