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Wire Screen and Fabric Shearer and Trimmer

Cut and trim edges of wire screening or fabric to specified dimensions.

What does a Wire Screen and Fabric Shearer and Trimmer do?

Cuts and trims edges of wire screening or fabric to specified dimensions, using hand shears and hone: Measures material to locate specified point of cut, using rule, scale, or pattern. Cuts material following line between parallel wires of weave or along edge of pattern. Inspects and hones cut edges to remove burrs and even tips of wires, using magnifying glass and hand hone. May hold workpieces in position for brazing. May clean or polish finished workpiece to remove tarnish, using specified cleaning solution or polishing wheel. May cut and trim wire screening, using scissors, power shears, power slitting machine, and grinding machine. May solder edges of screen of wire cloth to form seam and be designated Seamer.