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  • 1) Operates barking machine to remove bark, knots, and foreign matter from veneer blocks preparatory to peeling process: Presses buttons to control conveyor system that transfers block from storage deck into position over hydraulic hoist and to raise hoist until block is centered between chucks.

  • 2) Pushes and turns lever to press chucks into ends of block and to start and control rotation speed of block.

  • 3) Pushes lever to lower and control pressure of scraping tool against rotating block and to activate and control horizontal movement until bark is removed.

  • 4) Raises tool, stops block rotation, raises hoist, retracts chucks, and lowers barked block onto conveyor that transfers block to lathe deck.

  • 5) May remove bark, chips, and other material from conveyor and barking machine.

  • 6) May control conveyor that lifts logs from pond onto barker deck.




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DOT:   663.682-010

Job Number: 598