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  • 1) Sets up and operates molder to plane, shape, and groove woodstock: Reads work ticket and examines pattern shape to determine molder setup procedures and type woodstock to be cut.

  • 2) Selects and installs cutting heads on machine according to pattern to be cut, and inserts and bolts specified knives in slots of cutterheads already in machine, using wrenches and gauges.

  • 3) Positions pattern on molder and turns handwheel to adjust cutting knives flush with pattern.

  • 4) Removes pattern and turns handwheel to adjust guides, pressure bars, and table levels according to depth, position of cuts, and stock dimensions.

  • 5) Starts machine, places stock on feed table, and turns handwheels to press feed rollers against stock for feeding stock through machine; or inserts stock into hopper of automatic feed mechanism that carries stock through machine.

  • 6) Inspects stock being cut to determine defects.

  • 7) Verifies dimensions of cut material, using gauges, rule, or caliper.




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DOT:   665.682-018

Job Number: 6647