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Flakeboard Line Tender

Operate machines and conveyors to dry, segregate, and treat wood flakes.

What does a Flakeboard Line Tender do?

Operates machines and conveyors to dry, segregate, and treat wood flakes, form them into mats, and press them into flakeboard panels: Starts machines and regulates flow of resin and wax additives. Adjusts panel controls to regulate speed of conveyors, drying time and temperature, and platen pressure. Adjusts height of leveling-brush to control thickness and consistency of mat prior to pressing into flakeboard. Observes control panel of platen press to determine that panels conform to specifications. Weighs and measures sample panels, using scales, rule, and micrometers.