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Crossband Layer

Stack glued crossbands alternately with core stocks.

What does a Crossband Layer do?

Stacks glued crossbands alternately with core stock to assemble plywood panels for bonding, working as member of team: Grasps glue-coated crossbands as they emerge from glue spreader and places them cross-grained between back sheet, core stock, and face sheet placed by VENEER-STOCK LAYER 762.687-066 until specified ply is obtained. Discards broken crossbands. Pushes assembled panels down conveyor to hot-plate press for bonding into plywood. May assist GLUE SPREADER, VENEER 569.685-042 to clean rollers of glue spreader. May brush glue on irregularly shaped veneer sheets that will not fit in glue spreader. May assemble 3-ply panels alone, laying back sheet, glued core or inner sheet, and face sheet in sequence, and be designated Plywood Builder.