Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator

Tend drying chambers that remove moisture from felt strips.

What does a Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator do?

Tends drying chamber that removes moisture from felt strips: Opens steam valves to heat chamber to specified temperature and opens and closes vents in chamber to control ventilation. Attaches leading edge of felt strip to hooks of conveyor and starts machine to draw strip through drying chamber. Clamps leading edge of strip to winding drum as strip emerges from chamber. Cuts strip with knife when specified amount of felt is wound on drum.