(What the hell is wrong with uploading today? It's taken me nearly an hour to do all this!)
For those who don't know, Iron, Copper, Tin, Silver, and Gold ores can be macerated down into dust and then smelted into ingots. One ore will create two dust. One dust will create one ingot. This way, you can get double the amount of ingots for the ore you dig up! Very handy if you need it.
The ores are fed in from the left side and split up into one of the 5 lines - Iron, Copper, Tin, Silver, and Gold.
The ores then go into a rotary macerator which grinds them down into dust incredibly quickly. The macerators are constantly powered and switched on so they retain their top speed.
After that, the dust's are dropped into a storage chest and then pumped further along. The reason for the storage chest is encase I need to stop the line further down. Things can just drop into there and wait.
The dust's are dropped into an induction furnace which runs at 100% heat and power all the time and smelts each dust in less than a second. The ingots are extracted and fed back into the main pipe line again and sent down to the second-stage separation area.
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Below the building is where most of the sorting happens. Clay is smelted into bricks in a couple of induction furnaces and then into brick blocks with an automatic crafting table. The brick blocks are fed back into the system for sorting and storage.
This was just after I completed the new transport pipe and storage areas so there's a lot of stuff running around the pipes.
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And finally, the storage area. A room full of alchemical chests. Putting ingots into blocks really helps here since before they all filled up the chests too quickly. Still not sure what to do with everything though.
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