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  • 1) Tends drying cylinder and hammer mill arranged in tandem to dry and pulverize mica: Turns valve to start flow of oil in burner and ignites oil to heat drying-cylinder.

  • 2) Starts machines that tumble mica in heated cylinder and automatically feed dry mica into hammer mill.

  • 3) Examines pulverized mica for discolorations caused by excess heat and for conformance with grinding specifications.

  • 4) Adjusts controls of drying cylinder to regulate temperature and replaces worn hammers to grind mica to specifications, using handtools.

  • 5) Changes screens on discharge chute of hammer mill according to size specified for mica.

  • 6) May fill machine hopper with mica, using tractor equipped with scoop.




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DOT:   579.685-010

Job Number: 3186