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Dextrine Mixer

Operate cookers that heat starch and acid to make dextrine paste.

What does a Dextrine Mixer do?

Controls operation of steam-jacketed cooker that heats mixture of starch and acid to make dextrine paste: Opens gate on overhead chute or shovels starch into cooker. Adds specified amount of acid to start starch conversion process. Turns valves to admit steam into jacket of cooker. Starts agitator to stir cooking starch. Observes process to determine when conversion to dextrine is made and turns valve to transfer dextrine to storage tanks or drums.