Triple Air-Valve Tester
Operate equipment to test various types of triple air valves.
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What do Triple Air-Valve Testers do?
Operates equipment to test various types of triple air valves for conformance to federal and company safety standards: Mounts valve on test frame and connects air supply hoses to valve, using portable power wrench. Moves test panel control levers singly or in combination to open or block air passages into different chambers of valve. Turns lever to inject air into unblocked chambers, reads gauges to determine specified pressure differentials, and to detect leaks, weak springs, and poor fits. Applies soapy water to valve with brush to pinpoint air leaks. Replaces defective parts. Rejects valves that do not meet specifications.
Should I be a Triple Air-Valve Tester?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Air Box Tester, Air Value Tester, Valve Tester
How to become a Triple Air-Valve Tester
Most Triple Air-Valve Testers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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