Acetone Recovery Worker

Tend equipment that recovers acetone by dry spinning rayon filaments.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Acetone Recovery Workers do?

Tends equipment to recover acetone, used in acetate rayon manufacture, from vapor produced by dry spinning of rayon filaments: Turns valves to admit vaporized acetone from spinning units to recovery system and to maintain cooling coils in condenser at specified temperature for efficient acetone recovery. May pump recovered acetone to storage tanks or recirculate it to mixing machines in which cellulose acetate flakes are dissolved to form spinning solution.

Should I be an Acetone Recovery Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become an Acetone Recovery Worker

    Most Acetone Recovery Workers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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