Tend drying cans that dry cloth after washing, desizing, or finishing.
What does a Dry-Cans Operator do?
Tends drying cans that dry cloth following processes, such as washing, desizing, or finishing: Positions truck of folded cloth at feed-end of machine. Pins cloth end to preceding bolt or sews ends together with sewing machine. Turns valve to admit steam into revolving cans that dry fabric as fabric is drawn around and between cans. Moves lever to regulate speed of revolving cans to adjust drying time according to cloth thickness. Turns wheel to change cloth tension according to type or style of fabric.