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Shaker Repairer

Repair shaker tables and reel frames used in processing corn products.

What does a Shaker Repairer do?

Repairs shaker tables and reel frames used in processing corn products: Places frame on worktable, assisted by another worker. Examines screen surface to detect weak spots and holes. Removes old bolting cloth, using tack pullers and pincers. Cuts new cloth piece, stretches it over panel, and tacks it in place. May tack strip of bias tape over edges to hold cloth securely. Repairs damaged wood frames and builds new ones, using handtools. Remounts reel frames on reels, using wrench and screwdriver. Replaces shaker tables on supporting springs.