Separate tobacco shreds by size


Weigh tobacco for a specified number of cigarettes. Place it in an agitator equipped with a series of screens to sort shreds based on size.

Alternative labels

separate a tobacco shred by size
disjoint tobacco shreds by size
detach tobacco shreds by size
split tobacco shreds by size
partition tobacco shreds by size

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Separate tobacco shreds by size is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Cigarette making machine operator: Cigarette making machine operators tend cigarette-making machines to encase tobacco in continuous paper rolls followed by cutting cigarettes from roll. They place roll of cigarette paper on spindles and set monogram-printing devices to print brand name on cigarette paper at specified position.

Optional skill

Separate tobacco shreds by size is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022