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Impregnating Tank Operator

Tend machines that coat continuous rolls of wire, strips, or sheets.

What does an Impregnating Tank Operator do?

Tends machines that coat continuous rolls of wire, strips, or sheets with wax, paint, rubber, asphalt, or other coating material: Places roll of material onto feed spindle of machine. Threads end through feed and guide rolls into dipping vat or onto transfer roll and through drying oven and attaches it to rewind spindle. Fills boxes or vats with coating solution, such as asphalt or liquid rubber. May sew, crimp, or staple ends of material to form continuous roll. May be designated according to impregnating material used as Enamel-Machine Operator; Varnishing-Machine Operator; Waxing-Machine Operator.