Tend machines that shear furs on pelts.
What does a Shearing Machine Feeder do?
Tends machine that shears fur on pelts, such as lamb and beaver, to produce pelts with hair of uniform length, or obtain specific effect: Arranges skin, fur side up, on conveyor belt, feed tray, or cloth covered roll and fastens skin to pins protruding through cloth. Turns setscrews to adjust clearance between feeding device, conveyor belt, or rollers, according to specifications, using gauge, or type and size of pelt. Starts machine and guides pelt through rollers, equipped with upper rotary blade that shears fur from pelt.