Coloring Machine Operator

Tend one or more tumbling vats that dye felt hat bodies.

What does a Coloring Machine Operator do?

Tends one or more tumbling vats that dye felt hat bodies: Dumps hat bodies into perforated tumbler. Pours premixed dye powder into vat and turns valves to admit water and steam to fill and heat vat. Starts tumbler revolving to saturate hat bodies with dye. Adds prescribed chemicals to solution to increase penetration and permanency of dye. Removes dyed articles after specified time.