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Beader

Install plastic molding strips into slotted edges of metal tabletops.

What does a Beader do?

Installs plastic molding strips into slotted edges of metal tabletops, using mallet and bandsaw: Positions center of molding strip over leading edge of tabletop as it moves along conveyor, and pushes tongue of molding into slot along entire edge of tabletop. Pounds molding with mallet to seat molding firmly in slot. Lifts tabletop from conveyor onto worktable, and cuts off overlapping ends of molding, using bandsaw. Pounds trimmed ends of molding into slot to form tight joint. Heats molding strips in hot water tank prior to installation when specified on job order.