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  • 1) Tends steam or gas-fired drum to dry grain or yeast: Starts dryer, turns steam valve, or lights gas burner and observes thermometers and pressure gauges to heat dryer to operating temperatures.

  • 2) Opens valve or starts screw conveyor and vacuum pump to convey wet grain through heated drum and into discharge hopper.

  • 3) Observes feeder gauge and turns valve or moves rheostat lever to adjust flow of yeast or grain to capacity of dryer.

  • 4) Feels dried grain or yeast to judge moisture content or measures with moisture meter.

  • 5) Adjusts valves to vary heat of dryer and grain and yeast flow to change moisture content to specifications.

  • 6) When drying grain, attaches cloth bag to discharge hopper.

  • 7) Weighs filled bag and seams top of bag, using portable sewing machine.




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DOT:   523.685-086

Job Number: 4620