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The slaker is a combination vessel that consists of a large tank called, the slaker bowl and an incline classifer. Its purpose is to mix lime and green liquor and settle out the grits produced this reaction. The slaker bowl has an inlet for both lime and green liquor, an agitator, and a side discharge to the classifier. The classifier has an inlet from the slaker bowl and a conveyor to discharge the grits. It also has an outlet that sends the slurry to the causticizers.