Wet Mixer

Tend machines that mix ground phosphate with sulfuric acid.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wet Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes ground phosphate with sulfuric acid to produce superphosphate: Pulls levers to open storage tank or hopper and admit materials into weighing hopper of machine. Pulls lever to open bottom of weighing hopper and dump materials into mixer. Tests sulfuric acid to determine if strength and temperature meet specifications, using hydrometer and thermometer. Starts mixer and blends materials for specified time. Pulls lever to dump mixed materials into storage pit. Records weight of materials mixed.

Should I be a Wet Mixer?

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.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Wet-Pan Mixer

    How to become a Wet Mixer

    Most Wet Mixers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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