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Butt Maker

Tend machines that form leaf tobacco into cigar-like rolls.

What does a Butt Maker do?

Tends machine that forms scrap and binder leaf tobacco into cigar-like roll and cuts roll into butts of chewing tobacco: Starts machine and dumps scrap into hopper of machine. Feeds binder leaf into machine that wraps leaf around scrap into roll and conveys roll under cutting knives. Places box or basket at discharge end of machine to catch butts.