Profession pulp control operator
Pulp and papermaking plant operators operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and processing equipment to control the processing of wood, scrap pulp and other cellulose materials in the production of pulp.
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- Investigative / Conventional
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- Types of digesters
This includes the stationary and rotary steam digesters, which cook wood chips in an acid solution to make pulp for use in the manufacture of paper.
- Types of moulded fibres
Field of information which distinguishes different kinds of moulded fibres such as thickwall, transfer moulded, thermoformed, and processed fibre types.
- Types of pulp
Kinds of pulp are distinguished based on their fibre type and the specific chemical processes through which they were created.
- Operate pulp control machine
Set up, operate and maintain specialised machinery and equipment to control the creation of pulp from wood, recyclable paper, and other cellulose materials.
- Operate digester machine
Add cooking chemicals and steam to dissolve lignin and separate the plant fibres, breaking down wood chips to recover pulp after a bleaching and drying process.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.
- Set up machine controls
Set up or adjust machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, or pressure.
- Monitor pulp quality
Avoid lesser quality and lower grades of recycled paper and pulp by keeping an eye open for stickies, plastics, colour, unbleached fibres, brightness, and dirt.