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  • 1) Tends rotary driers that remove moisture from materials, such as corn germs, alfalfa, and shredded sweet potatoes: Turns valves to admit steam through lines or fuel to furnace to heat drier.

  • 2) Observes gauges to verify drier temperature.

  • 3) Turns valves to regulate steam pressure or starts blower of furnace to regulate temperature of drier.

  • 4) Examines and feels discharged material or observes gauges to determine that moisture content of material conforms to standard.

  • 5) Turns handwheel or valve to control rate of speed and amount of material conveyed into drier.

  • 6) Starts blower to remove material from drier.

  • 7) May direct workers engaged in shredding potatoes and sacking dried material.

  • 8) May be designated according to material dried as Germ Drier; or method of heating drier as Fire Drier.

  • 9) May tend attrition and hammer mills in addition to rotary drier to prepare stock feed from bran and gluten and be designated Feed-Drier Tender.




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Job Number: 3157