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Wool Washing Machine Operator

Tend machines that wash endless ropes of woolen piece goods.

What does a Wool Washing Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that washes endless ropes of woolen piece goods: Threads cloth over reel, between guides, and through feed rollers. Sews ends of cloth together to form endless rope, using sewing machine or by hand. Turns valves to fill tub with water and to control steam for heating solution. Pours liquid detergents into tub, following specifications. Starts machine that revolves piece goods over reel and through solution for specified period of time. Turns valves to drain solution from tub and to fill tub with rinse water. Ravels seams to separate cloth ends after rinsing, laps end of cloth over reel, and starts reel to transfer cloth from machine to handtruck.