Briquette operator is a person who:

  • tends vacuum screen that screens magnesium liquor and briquette pressequipment that presses screened residue (filter cake) to form briquettes of periclase (refractory material );
  • flips control panel switches to start multilevel arrangement of vacuum screen feeder wheel, vacuum screen hearth kiln, and briquette press;
  • observes vacuum screen feeder wheel to verify that cups positioned on feeder wheel are full of magnesium liquor for emptying onto vacuum screen;
  • turns dials on control panel to adjust speed of vacuum screen feeder wheel and vacuum screen to control thickness of filter cake, following prescribed procedure;