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Wet-End Operator I

Tend wet end of forming machines.

What does a Wet-End Operator I do?

Tends wet end of forming machine that forces viscose fluid between adjustable metal tips and into acid bath that coagulates fluid into continuous sheets of cellophane: Threads sheet through rollers and smooths moving sheet to remove slack and wrinkles. Performs titration test to determine strength of acid bath solution and adds specified quantity of chemicals to bath to maintain solution strength. Mixes fresh solution according to schedule and formula. Turns valves to drain tanks. Moves waste products to salvage area on handtruck.