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Saturator Tender

Tend machines that saturate rolls of untreated roofing felt.

What does a Saturator Tender do?

Tends machine that saturates rolls of untreated roofing felt with hot, liquid asphalt: Threads felt through machine rollers and starts machine. Turns wheels and moves levers to regulate machine speed, flow of asphalt, and tension on felt and press rollers. Presses control button to regulate flow of felt to ensure uniform saturation and prevent damage of felt. Tears test pieces from saturated felt to verify specified degree of saturation.