Sulfate Drier Machine Operator

Tend equipment that clean and dry ammonium sulfate crystals.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Sulfate Drier Machine Operators do?

Tends equipment that cleans and dries ammonium sulfate crystals: Pushes crystals from drain table into trough. Opens trough gate to discharge crystals into drier. Starts centrifuge to separate crystals of ammonium sulfate from acid and tar. Washes remaining impurities from crystals with hot water, using hose. Resumes spinning of centrifuge to complete drying. May neutralize acid in sulfate crystals with ammonia liquor.


Should I be a Sulfate Drier Machine Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Ammonium-Sulfate Operator, Cooker, Sulfate, Cylinder-Machine Operator, Pulp Drier, Sulfate Operator

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    Sulfate Drier Machine Operator

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