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Pug Mill Operator

Tend pug mills that mix preheated magnesia and carbon with hot asphalt.

What does a Pug Mill Operator do?

Tends pug mill that mixes preheated magnesia and carbon with hot asphalt to form viscous mixture for use in making pellets: Moves lever to open slide gate at outlet of heating chamber to permit heated mixture of magnesia and carbon to flow into pug mill. Opens and regulates valves to control flow of hot asphalt into mill. Opens valves to feed mixture into hoppers of briquetting machine.