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coking furnace operator





Coking furnace operators monitor the operation of a usually automatic industrial oven that takes in crushed, washed, and blended bituminous coal and heats it to temperatures between 1000 and 2000 °C without the presence of oxygen in order to obtain cokes. The finished cokes are then quenched with water or air and prepared for transport.

Alternative Labels

industrial coke oven worker

coking furnace technician

coke quencher operator

coking oven operator


coke oven operator

coking furnace operator

Regulatory Aspect

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