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Lumber Straightener

Straighten lumbers on conveyor to align lumbers or for transfer.

What does a Lumber Straightener do?

Straightens lumber on conveyor to align lumber for grading, sawing, edging, trimming, sorting, stacking, or for transfer to other conveyors. Clears jammed material, using picaroon to permit normal flow of lumber along conveyor. Cleans work area, using broom and shovel. May pile lumber on trucks or pallets. May tend automatic conveyor and sorting machine that sorts lumber for further processing. May be designated according to process involved as Cross-Tie Turner; Sorter-Lumber Straightener; Stacker-Straightener; Trimmer Loader; Trimmer Tailer.