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Heading Matcher and Assembler

Insert dowels in pieces of barrel heading materials and assemble them.

What does a Heading Matcher and Assembler do?

Inserts dowels in pieces of barrel-heading material and assembles pieces to form blank from which barrelhead is cut: Selects, inspects, and arranges specified number of heading material according to size, using gauge, to produce tight fit of barrel when assembled. Hammers dowels into one edge of each piece, using hammer, and lays strip of flagging along doweled edges. Fits dowels into dowel holes and hammers pieces together to assemble head blank. Stacks assembled heading blanks on floor or on conveyor for movement to next work station.