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Spray Drier Operator

Operate spray driers to evaporate water from clay slip to form pellets.

What does a Spray Drier Operator do?

Operates spray drier to evaporate water from clay slip to form pellets used in production of mosaic quarry, wall and floor tile: Connects hose to ball mill and drier pump, using wrenches, and opens valves. Sets controls on panelboard for specified temperatures and pressure in drier and to route pellets into specified silo. Starts pump and drier and observes dials and gauges and adjusts controls to ensure that specified temperature and pressure are maintained. Draws sample of pellets from drier and measures moisture content, using moisture meter. Records specified processing data.