Tend machines that cut spiral grooves and shave circumference of rod.
What does a Rodding Machine Tender do?
Tends machine that cuts spiral grooves in wood dowel-rods and shaves circumference of rod to specified size: Starts rodding machine. Inserts dowel rods into feed trough and between feed rollers of rodding machine that cuts spiral groove in rods and trims diameter of rods to specified size. Observes cutting action of rodding machine and stops machine when malfunctions are noted. Removes spiraled rods from tail end chute and stacks rods on handtruck for removal to subsequent processing. Notifies specified personnel of malfunction of machine.