Cement Lining Tech.
Company: United States Pipe and Foundry Company, Inc.
Location: Union City
Posted on: June 6, 2021
To apply a uniform and consistent coat of paint to the inside
diameter and outside diameter of pipe. To weigh up and load a
specified quantity of cement, sand and water in a power mixer and
create a satisfactory batch by activating power mixer. To apply a
uniform and consistent cement lining to the inside diameter of pipe
through the operation of cement lining machinery. To patch and
repair the cement lining in pipe and to clean and remove cement and
water from bell sockets. Uses compressed air to clean moisture and
debris from the inside surface of pipe. Covers pipe data on outside
of pipe surface with masking tape. Insure that pipe are properly
aligned on pipe skids.
Tools and Equipment:
Paint machine equipment, brushes and scrapers, push button and
switch controls, touch screen control, air hose, water hose, paint
tips, pry bar, masking tape, duct tape, plastic / garbage bag, 3 &
5 gal buckets, channel lock pliers, 30 & 55 gal. drums, scales,
cement mixer and jackhammer, sledge hammer, temperature gun,
pressure washer, dust collector, slump gauge, and stop watch,
cement lining machine, pipe truck, sump pump, spear gauge, brick
hammer, screwdriver, rodding pole, chipping hammer, tape measure
and bar code scanning equipment, air chisel, needle gun, razor
knife, trowels, brushes, wheelbarrow, shovels, pipe wrenches, bars,
brooms, vacuum, retainer seat tool. Computer equipment, pencils,
pens, marking crayons, paper, and hand controlled overhead crane,
slings and cables.
Pipe, masking tape, thinner and paint, felt paper, plastic,
sand, cement and water, cement additives Delvo and Rhoplex, cement
batch, air tool oil, paint brushes, paint rollers, labels, standard
Assist pipe truckers in sorting pipe on pre-cement lining
Assist lining machine operators with routine maintenance and
clean up of equipment.
Assist in the rolling of pipe and the transporting of pipe from
the large diameter pipe runs to the cement lining department.
Determines pipe lining and painting specifications according to
type of pipe and by referring to daily pipe schedule document and
marks pipe accordingly. Enters the information using a touch screen
Calibrate pipe aligner with first pipe before starting line.
Scans bar code label on each pipe.
Cleans inside diameter of pipe with compressed air-hose removing
debris and moisture.
Covers pipe data with masking tape.
Visually inspects pipe lining to insure that lining is
sufficiently dry and free of voids or lumps before painting.
Visually inspects outside surface of pipe and cleans any cement
overspray from spigot end of pipe before painting.
Uses push buttons, switches and levers to activate paint machine
equipment and applies a consistent and uniform coat of paint to
inside diameter of the pipe and to the outside surface of the pipe.
Keeps excess paint cleaned from lance, spray heads and paint skids.
Changes paint tips as needed.
Responsible for keeping inside paint tanks filled. Insures paint
pumps and lines are properly washed out.
Causes the discharge of sand and cement from overhead hoppers.
Weighs and releases the sand and cement into cement mixer according
to a specified quantity for each batch
Adds a specified amount of water to the cement mixer for each
batch. Activates mixer and thoroughly mixes batch. Takes and
records batch slump every hour.
Operates valves to dump batch from mixer into cement lining
Cleans mixing machine by washing out and chipping out solid
particles of cement.
Assists lining machine operator with cleaning of lance, spray
head, and monyo pump hoppers.
Sets and adjusts lance height, moyno pump, and lance car speed
and pipe spin time for required lining thickness and according to
diameter of pipe.
Uses push button controls to elevate pipe into cement lining
station. Uses buttons and switches to activate pipe kicker and pipe
aligner so as to properly position pipe for elevator. Activates
cement lining machine to apply cement lining to the inside diameter
of pipe. Checks lining thickness with the spear gauge and records
Visually inspects pipe linings for any defects and performs
repair procedures so as to insure that lining is smooth and
Visually inspect pipe bell socks for any debris and cleans bell
sockets removing cement, water or other matter which may be
Uses retainer tool to check entire retainer seat to ensure it is
free of waste. Uses vacuum and sponge to remove all water from
bell. Visually inspects pipe O.D. and removes any cement which may
Identifies by serial number, like diameter, bell type, class,
lining, coating, etc. and determines the pipe to be placed into
Records a daily inventory of loose pipe and coordinates the
application of loose pipe into pipe bundles.
Coordinates the replacement of pipe (due to defect, etc.) in
bundles and makes necessary computer adjustments so as to ensure
accurate packaging slip information.
Visually checks inside and outside surface of pipe bell for
adequate amount of paint and uses brushes, paint rollers and paint
Records daily "wash-out" pipe and other non-conforming products
and reasons for defects.
Uses hand controlled overhead crane to remove "wash-out" pipe
from the run.
Prints the pipe identification labels and places them on the
Writes packaging slip numbers on the corresponding pipe
Rolls pipe and keeps pipe in proper alignment on the pipe runs
to keep pipe moving in process.
Pumps out cement left in hoppers and wash them out.
Insures pumps are cleaned out.
Disconnect and hook up moyno pump line to high pressure and
flush them out thoroughly.
Wash down loose cement from the curtains and floor pan
underneath the curtains and slinger heads.
Remove hopper plugs from the bottom of the hoppers.
Assists in the removal of pipe from pipe runs and the stacking
of pipe on timbers when necessary.
Assists in the removal of pipe from the storage yard and the
placement of pipe on pipe runs.
When rolling and charging cold pipe, applies padding material to
Checks to ensure correct class and size of pipe are placed
together on the pre-cement lining yard.
- Performs other duties as assigned by Managers or
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