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Poultice Machine Operator

Tend machines that insert chemical granules between two layers of cloth.

What does a Poultice Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that automatically inserts chemical granules between two continuous layers of cloth and cuts and sews edges to make poultices: Places spools of thread and rolls of cloth on spindle of machine. Threads needles, using pliers. Inserts end of cloth into conveyor guide. Dumps or scoops granules into machine hopper and starts machine. Examines poultices for uniformity of stitching, and feels them for specified thickness and firmness and even distribution of granules. Adjusts stroke in insertion rod to correct irregularities in filling to prevent excessive looseness or tautness of product.