Grease Maker

Control kettles to produce various grades of lubricating greases.

What does a Grease Maker do?

Controls gas- or steam-heated kettles to produce various grades of lubricating grease: Pours specified quantities of ingredients, such as melted fats, mineral oils, and soda or lime base, into kettle, and starts agitator to stir mixture to required consistency. Adjusts kettle temperature controls to form basic soap from mixture. Turns off heat and adds water, dye, and various mineral oils to soap in designated proportions for emulsification. Stirs and reheats mixture to produce grease of required texture.