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Sheepskin Pickler

Tend tanks, vats, or drums in which sheepskins are pickled.

What does a Sheepskin Pickler do?

Tends tanks, vats, or drums in which sheepskins are pickled: Turns valves to fill equipment with water. Weighs and dumps specified amounts of lime, salt, detergents, and acid into separate tanks. Throws slats, by hand or using tongs, into lime tank to remove fat and flesh, into detergent tank to remove traces of lime, and into salt and acid tank to pickle slats. Starts agitators in tanks and empties and refills tanks. May perform all processes, using rotating drum, and be designated Pickling-Drum Operator. May be known according to specific task performed as Lime-Vat Tender.