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Crystallizer Operator

Tend crystallizers that agitate crystallized sugars and massecuites.

What does a Crystallizer Operator do?

Tends crystallizers that agitate mixture of crystallized sugar and massecuite while it cools to prevent solidification and to allow sugar crystals to grow: Opens valves on signal from SUGAR BOILER to permit strike to flow into mixing tanks. Starts agitators to prevent sugar crystals and massecuite from separating. Turns valves to maintain level, temperature, and consistency of sugar mass in crystallizers. Steams out empty crystallizers to remove and recover hard sugar adhering to agitators, tank sides, and piping. Maintains records, such as equipment power and temperature readings and disposition of sugar strikes.