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Lumber Sorter

Sort lumbers or veneers according to grade markings and sizes.

What does a Lumber Sorter do?

Sorts lumber or veneer according to grade markings and size: Removes boards from sorting table, handtruck, or conveyor and stacks in piles or places boards in rack or on conveyor, according to grade marking, length, or use of boards. Gauges length of boards by sight, by marks on sorting table, or by measuring with rule. May remove defective lumber from conveyor and stack lumber according to grade, length, species, and color. May hand stamp grade markings on boards or stack of lumber. May be designated according to sorting equipment used as Racker.