Manufacturing of by-products from tobacco

Description

The processes, materials, and techniques to manufacture by products using tobacco leaves as a base such as tobacco paste for the skin and insecticides.

Alternative labels

manufacturing of tobacco by-products
fabrication of by products from tobacco
assembling of by products from tobacco
building of by products from tobacco
manufacturing by-products from tobacco
production of by products from tobacco
manufacture a by-products from tobacco

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Manufacturing of by-products from tobacco is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Leaf sorter: Leaf sorters analyse colour and condition of tobacco leaves in order to determine whether they should be used as cigar wrappers or binders. They select leaves without visible defects taking into account colour variations, tears, tar spots, tight grain, and sizes as per specifications. They fold wrapper leaves into bundles for stripping.
Leaf tier: Leaf tiers tie tobacco leaves manually into bundles for processing. They select loose leaves by hand and arrange them with butt ends together. They wind tie leaf around butts.
Cigar inspector: Cigar inspectors test, sort, sample and weigh cigars in order to find defects and deviations away from the product’s specifications.

Optional knowledge

Manufacturing of by-products from tobacco is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

 


 

References

  1. Manufacturing of by-products from tobacco – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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