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Greaser Operator

Tend machines that apply greases and waxes to unfinished felt hat bodies.

What does a Greaser Operator do?

Tends machine that applies grease and wax to unfinished felt hat bodies to stiffen and finish felt: Mounts rolls of cloth impregnated with grease and wax on holders of machine and threads cloth under feed rollers, between machine guides, and over applicator pads. Fits hat body over block mounted on arm of machine. Presses lever to start machine that forces body against applicator pads to finish and stiffen body. May be designated according to part of hat body processed as Brim-Greaser Operator; Crown-Greaser Operator.