Liquid Sugar Melter

Control equipment to blend granulated sugars and water.

What does a Liquid Sugar Melter do?

Controls equipment to blend granulated sugar and water to produce liquid sucrose of specified concentration: Reads job order to ascertain type and amount of liquid sucrose specified. Opens water and steam valves to fill tank and heat water to specified temperature. Reads chart to ascertain amount of sugar required for producing liquid sucrose of specified concentration. Starts pneumatic conveyors and opens valves to fill hopper with specified amount of sugar. Opens hopper gate to feed sugar into heated water. Starts agitators to mix liquid sucrose in tank for specified period. Closes steam valve and allows liquid to cool. Pumps liquid sucrose from mixing tank to specified storage tank. Records operating data in station log. Takes samples of liquid sucrose produced for laboratory analysis.