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Ion Exchange Operator

Tend equipment that remove chemical salts from wine.

What does an Ion Exchange Operator do?

Tends equipment that removes chemical salts from wine: Starts pump and opens valves to circulate wine through column of synthetic resin crystals to absorb potassium ions from wine. Opens valve to admit water into column to backflush accumulated sediment. Opens valve and starts pump to circulate acid or brine solution through column to regenerate resin crystals. Notifies maintenance engineer of equipment malfunction.