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  • 1) Tends powder-mill pulverizer that grinds granular sugar into fondant or powdered sugar: Starts powder mill, conveyors, dust collectors, and humidifying equipment to ready station for operations.

  • 2) Opens valves to admit and regulate flow of sugar into pulverizer.

  • 3) Adjusts controls to compensate for changes and fluctuations in production.

  • 4) Dissolves specified amounts of sugar in water and spins solution in centrifugal device to determine starch percentage.

  • 5) Regulates starch flow to bring percentage within specified limits and prevent powder from caking.

  • 6) Dissolves other samples to test them for grist.

  • 7) Cleans dust lines, scrolls, and chutes and clears hopper and elevator blockades.

  • 8) Observes dials and gauges to ascertain that grinders are not overloaded or overheated.

  • 9) Inspects chains, belts, and scrolls for signs of wear.

  • 10) Keeps records of tests and production.

  • 11) May be designated according to type of sugar pulverized as Powdered-Sugar-Pulverizer Operator; or equipment operated as Fondant-Machine Operator.




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DOT:   521.585-018

Job Number: 7762