Dust Mixer

Tend machines that mix flue dust and milk of lime.

What does a Dust Mixer do?

Tends machines that mix flue dust and milk of lime to facilitate reprocessing in copper smelter: Starts screw conveyor and opens valves and hopper gate to start flow of lime solution and flue dust into mixer. Starts mixer, observes mixture for consistency, and adjusts flow rate to attain specified consistency. Stops flow of ingredients into mixing tank, and draws sample for laboratory analysis. Starts pump to transfer mix to filtering process. Cleans mixer after each batch. Records number of mixes, test results, and amount mixed on production forms.