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Ripening Room Attendant

Control equipment to transfer and remove bubbles from viscose fluid.

What does a Ripening Room Attendant do?

Controls equipment to filter, transfer, and remove bubbles from viscose fluid used in manufacturing rayon or cellophane: Turns valves to transfer viscose from mixing station to filter presses that remove impurities and to vacuum tanks that remove air bubbles. Observes gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature, pressure, and feed rate in equipment and pipes. May tend tanks to age viscose for specified time before transfer to casting units [TANKROOM TENDER]. May record aging time, viscose output, and gauge readings. May be designated Viscose-Cellar Attendant in plants producing rayon by viscose process.