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AUDIO-VISUAL SCRIPT
HERBICIDE MANUFACTURING

SCENE
VISUAL
AUDIO
1 "East Houston Plant" (Start music.)
2 "The Hardy #9 Dry End Formulation Process" (Music continues.)
3 Logo of the Casterbridge Chemical Conglomerate. (Music fade.)
4 LS of main building in Hardy #9 Unit. This is the Hardy #9 manufacturing unit. It's one of the herbicide units at the Casterbridge East Houston Plant.
5 Art depicting war on weeds. It can also be called an arsenal in the war against weeds.
6 CU of railroad tracks with weeds growing between ties. The Hardy # 9 weed killers help clear vegetation from the nation's railways.
7 LS of bayou. ...and stop weeds from choking the drainage systems needed to fight flooding.
8 LS of tractor plowing field.. Hardy #9 herbicides also boost agricultural production.
9 MS of DEO at panel board The Dry End Operator, the DEO, puts together the final product.
10 LS of entire panel board. At the panel board, the DEO controls formulation. The Operator assures that each batch meets the standards Casterbridge customers have come to expect.
11 Art listing formulation materials. The DEO combines four types of materials known as the technical, the premix, the rework, and the sifter rejects.
12 LS of drums of technical. The technical is the actual weed killer. It makes up most of the final product.
13 CU of bag of technical. The technical can be dumped into the Dry End system from either bags or drums.
14 CU of scoop inside open bag of premix. The premix is a number of different ingredients blended with the technical. They dilute the strength of the technical and make the product perform better in its practical use.
15 CU of drum of Wet & Wild.. Wet & Wild, for example, is used as a wetting agent.
16 CU of rework and sifter rejects OUT-IN selector switch. Both the rework and the sifter rejects are Dry End materials that fail to meet product standards. Small amounts are used in the formulation.
17 MS of drum of rework. The rework is from the dust collection system and the vacuum cleaning system--or any other material specified by supervision
18 CU of DEO opening sifter rejects hopper. The sifter rejects are the oversized pieces of product picked up by the sifter.
19 XCU of formulation sheet. The types and quantities of materials used are on the Formulation Sheet. There is a Formulation Sheet for each product.
20 MS of DEO looking at log. Also important to the DEO is the Log. Filled out at the end of each shift, it is checked by the Operator coming on duty.
21 CU of Log. The Log includes the number of batches, the amounts of materials left in the blenders and how many times the mill and sifter were cleaned.
22 CU of Down Time Sheet. When starting up, the DEO also checks the Down Time Sheet. It records any problems experienced by DEO's on previous shifts.
23 CU of dust collection equipment panel board lights. Some pieces of equipment are normally left on between shifts. These include the main dust collection system.
24 MS of Group C lights and master switch. It is included in a group of equipment known as Group C. Group C is first in an interlock which requires certain equipment to be on in order for other equipment to operate.
25 MS of Group A lights and master switch. Group C is followed by Group A. Most of Group A must be turned back on by the Operator at the beginning of each shift.
26 CU of sifter light on panel board. Group A includes the sifter and its related equipment
27 CU of Group B lights and panel board STOP push buttons. When all of Group A are turned on, the DEO starts Group B. Group B includes the mill and mill feed screws.
28 LS of fluid flo pump. With the equipment turned on, the DEO Operator is ready to begin formulation. Technical, premix, rework and sifter rejects are fed to the fluid flo pump in its pit below the first floor.
29 LS of product blender. The fluid flo pump sends the materials up to the product blender. The product blender is above the mill on the third floor.
30 LS of mill. From the blender, product drops down to the mill.
31 LS of sifter. After it is ground in the mill, the product goes through the sifter on the second floor...
32 MS of finished product bin. ... and into a finished product bin.
33 LS of group of hopper. The four types of materials fed into the fluid flo pump can be charged from hoppers. The hoppers are located together on the second floor.
34 LS of tech hold bin. Sometimes the technical is brought from the tech hold bin. Located near the toppers, the tech hold bin stores large Quantities of technical from the Hardy #9 Wet End.
35 LS of technical and premix blenders. Before they enter the fluid flo pump, the technical and premix are run through technical and premix blenders. These blenders are above the fluid flo pump on the first floor.
36 CU of hand turning on fluid flo pump selector switch. At the panel board, the DEO turns on the fluid flo pump. The pump is fed by four rotary discharge valves. The valves transfer the materials from...
37 CU of technical blender OUT-IN selector switch. ... the technical blender ...
38 CU of premix blender OUT-IN selector switch. ... the premix blender...
39 CU of rework hopper OUT-IN selector switch. ... the rework hopper ...
40 CU of sifter rejects hopper OUT-IN selector switch. ... and the sifter rejects hopper.
41 Art of fluid flow pump stages. The fluid flo pump has a four-stage cycle: FILL, ACTIVATE, DISCHARGE and PURGE.
42 CU of FILL light. During the FILL stage, the rotary discharge valves open in sequence.
43 Art of rotary discharge valves feeding fluid flo pump. The four types of materials are released to the fluid flo pump.
44 CU of present weight indicators. Panel board presets control the weights reached as the materials are added
45 CU of ACTIVATE light. The fluid flo pump then enters the ACTIVATE stage.
46 Art fluid flo pump at 32 psig. During the ACTIVATE stage, the pump pressure rises to around 32 pounds per square inch.
47 CU of DISCHARGE light. Next, a RED light comes on, and the fluid flo pump enters the DISCHARGE stage
48 Art of fluid flo pump transferring materials to product blender. A bladder valve releases the materials, and the pressure forces the materials up to the product blender.
49 CU of PURGE light. When the pressure drops to around 20 pounds, the bladder valve closes, and the PURGE stage follows.
50 Art of PURGE stage. During the PURGE stage, a special PURGE line releases the remaining pressure and materials up to the product blender.
51 CU of fluid flo pump tank pressure gauge pointing to "0." When the pressure returns to ZERO, the fluid flo pump is ready to accept another batch.
52 CU of product blender low weight pre-set. The product blender needs a certain minimum amount of material for optimum blending. This is regulated by a low weight preset on the panel board. until the low weight is first reached, the fluid flo pump will not receive any rework or sifter rejects during the FILL stage
53 MS of product blender scale. The Operator watches the product blender scale.
54 CU of product blender scale pointing to low weight figure. The fluid flo pump will not send any additional batches while the product blender is above the low weight.
55 CU of hand turning on product blender rotary discharge valve. As soon as the product blender goes above the low weight, the DEO turns on the product blender rotary discharge valve
56 LS of chute to mill. This valve releases product down a chute to the mill
57 CU of product blender scale pointing to figure below the low weight . When enough product has been released, the weight in the blender goes back below the low weight.
58 Art of fluid flo pump transferring to product blender. In order to maintain the low weight minimum, the fluid flo pump then sends up an additional batch. it Will continue to send more materials whenever the product blender goes below the low weight.
59 CU of product blender rotary discharge valve speed gauge. How often more materials are needed is determined by the speed of the product blender rotary discharge valve. At the panel board, the speed is set f or each product.
60 MS of mill feed screws. As the valve releases the materials down a chute, three feed screws inject the product into the mill.
61 Art of mill. Inside the mill, the mill rotor grinds the materials.
62 MS of air slide. The ground product falls through a mill screen to the air slide.
63 CU of sifter. The air slide takes the materials down to the sifter. A screen inside the sifter holds back large pieces of product
64 MS of sifter rejects conveyer. The sifter rejects conveyor takes the oversized material to the sifter rejects hopper.
65 Art of sifter and good product bins. Meanwhile, the good finished product passes through the sifter into one of the two finished product bins.
66 MS of premix blender scale. During formulation, the DEO must make sure that technical and premix are dumped when needed.
67 MS of drum of premix. The weighing of the various premix ingredients is critical. This is handled by the DEO personally.
68 MS of Utility Helpers dumping technical form bags. Utility Helpers may assist the DEO by dumping technical.
69 CU of DEO opening drum. Work gloves must be worn when working with drums.
70 CU of DEO wearing goggles and respirator mask. Although not specifically required, goggles and a respirator mask are recommended during all dumping
71 DEO on first floor wearing soft hat and safety glasses. Other safety equipment is required throughout the Dry End, depending on the job being done. A soft cap and safety glasses are the minimum for the first floor.
72 MS of entrance to fluid flo pit. However, a hard hat and goggles must be worn when entering the fluid flo pump pit.
73 MS of DEO in stairwell, wearing hard hat and safety glasses. A hard hat and safety glasses are the minimum above the first floor.
74 MS of DEO cleaning mill, wearing hard hat, work gloves, goggles, and respirator mask. Goggles and work gloves are necessary when cleaning the mill or the sifter. A respirator mask is recommended.
75 MS of eyewash fountain. All Casterbridge personnel must be alert to possible chemical exposure. Emergency eyewash fountains are throughout the unit.
76 Art depicting DEO solving problems. Being safe is just a part of being a DEO. The job demands careful attention to the formulation process and solving problems as they arise.
77 LS of premix on scale. It involves accurately charging the materials ...
78 MS of fluid flo pump. operating the fluid flo pump
79 CU of product blender low weight. blending the materials ...
80 MS of mill. grinding the product to specifications . . .
81 MS of sifter. ... and sifting the formulation for the final product.
82 LS of pack out line in operation. Careful attention to the Dry End process assures each bag or drum packed is as good as the last.
83 Art depicting "war on weeds" And that's what quality control really means--making products that will win the war against weeds
84 Credit slide. (Music up.)
85 Art: "A Training Center Production" (Music fade.)

 

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