Verify width of first plate rolled on roughing mill.
What does a Plate Mill Mill Hand do?
Verifies width of first plate rolled on roughing mill, using width gauge: Sets gauge for specified width. Places gauge on first plate rolled to determine conformance to specifications and signals mill operator to continue rolling process. Moves steam-jet controls and throws salt on plates to loosen scale during rolling operation. Removes scale from plates and work area with scraper and shovel.