Hide Splitter

Set up machines that split hides into layers into a specified thickness.

What does a Hide Splitter do?

Sets up machine to split hides into layers: Turns setscrews on machine table to adjust rollers according to specified thickness of hide, using wrench. Verifies thickness of layers split from hides, using micrometer. Realigns or replaces parts, such as machine belt, knife, and rollers. Reads counter and records number of hides split by SPLITTING-MACHINE FEEDER.