Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator

Tend drying chambers that remove moisture from felt strips.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Drying Unit Felting Machine Operators do?

Tends drying chamber that removes moisture from felt strips: Opens steam valves to heat chamber to specified temperature and opens and closes vents in chamber to control ventilation. Attaches leading edge of felt strip to hooks of conveyor and starts machine to draw strip through drying chamber. Clamps leading edge of strip to winding drum as strip emerges from chamber. Cuts strip with knife when specified amount of felt is wound on drum.


Should I be a Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to Become a
    Drying Unit Felting Machine Operator

    Most Drying Unit Felting Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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