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Wet Machine Tender

Tend battery of machines that form continuous sheets of pulp.

What does a Wet Machine Tender do?

Tends battery of machines that form continuous sheets of pulp from woodpulp slush: Starts machines and turns valves to regulate flow of slush pulp into machine vat. Turns handwheels to adjust feed cylinders in vat, pressure of press rolls, and tension on pickup felt to produce pulp sheet of specified moisture content. Cuts and folds continuous sheet into laps and loads laps onto skid or handtruck. May install cutters to cut sheets to specified dimensions.