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Wringer Operator

Tend machines that saturate tobacco leaves with casing fluid.

What does a Wringer Operator do?

Tends machine that saturates tobacco leaves with casing fluid and removes excess fluid from leaves. Admits fluid to vat. Starts conveyor that feeds leaves through fluid and to wringer rolls of machine, or dumps leaves into vat, allows leaves to absorb moisture for specified time, and feeds moistened leaves between wringer rolls. Removes clogged leaves from rollers, using stick. Cleans rollers and vat, using steam and airhose.