Causticiser

Control equipment to process green liquors and limes into caustic liquors.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Causticisers do?

Controls equipment to process green liquor and lime into caustic liquor used in cooking woodpulp: Starts pumps and adjusts valves to control flow of water and lime into tank or revolving drum and over screens to remove lumps to make lime slurry of specified density. Adjusts valves to control flow of lime slurry and green liquor into reaction tanks in specified proportions and opens steam valve to heat reaction tank to specified temperature to make caustic cooking liquor. Adjusts controls to pump cooking liquor to settling tank and makes titration tests to determine extent of settling of lime sludge. Turns valves to pump clear liquor to storage tank and lime sludge to sludge tank. May test green liquor and calculate quantity of lime slurry additive. May make titration test to determine concentration of cooking liquor.


Should I be a Causticiser?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Causticiser

    Causticisers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Causticiser-related education!
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