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  • 1) Controls grinding mills, kettles, and conveyors to grind and dehydrate gypsum rock and transfer gypsum to storage bins or pulverizing machine: Opens storage bin gates to admit rock into grinding mill and starts mill.

  • 2) Feels ground rock to determine consistency and adjusts mill as required to obtain specified consistency.

  • 3) Opens chute to allow ground rock to flow into kettle.

  • 4) Lights fire under kettle.

  • 5) Reads temperature gauge and regulates fuel feed valve to maintain specified temperature inside kettle.

  • 6) Collects sample of calcined gypsum for laboratory analysis.

  • 7) Opens chute after specified time and turns air valve to force calcined gypsum into hot pits for cooling.

  • 8) Starts bucket elevators and conveyors to move gypsum from pits to storage bins or to ball mill for pulverizing.

  • 9) May operate rotary drier to dry gypsum rock before calcination.




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Job Number: 1332