Dry End Operator
Tend machines that dry and wind continuous sheet of cellophane into rolls.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Dry End Operators do?
Tends dry end of cellophane casting machine that dries and winds continuous sheet of cellophane into rolls: Threads film emerging from washing and coating tanks through heated rollers and starts sheet onto winding core. Turns switch to regulate winding speed and film tension according to specifications. Observes temperature gauge and turns steam valve to maintain specified heat of rollers. Cuts cellophane with knife to stop feed on completed roll and removes roll from winding assembly, using hoist. Signals CASTING-ROOM OPERATOR to request changes in forming speed of cellophane to prevent film breaks or wrinkles during roll changes.
Should I be a Dry End Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Door-Clamp Operator, Door Operator, Dry Box Operator, End-Lathe Operator, Hot Pond Operator
How to become a Dry End Operator
Dry End Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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