Profession debarker operator
Debarker operators operate debarking machines to strip harvested trees of their bark. The tree is fed into the machine, after which the bark is stripped using abrasion or cutting.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Woodworking processes
Steps in the processing of wood for the manufacturing of wooden articles and types of machines used for these processes such as drying, shaping, assembling and surface finishing.
- Wood cuts
Different ways of cutting wood, across the grain or parallel with it, and radial or tangential to the core. The behaviour of cuts of wood under different circumstances and the optimal cut for a given purpose. Influence of special attributes of the wood, like knots or defects.
- Work safely with machines
Check and safely operate machines and equipment required for your work according to manuals and instructions.
- Adjust properties of cut
Adjust cut sizes and depths of cutting tools. Adjust heights of worktables and machine-arms.
- Observe logs
Inspect and observe logs passing on conveyor to detect completeness of the debarking process.
- Operate debarking machine
Set up and monitor the machine that strips remaining bark from timber or logs before they can be further processed, for example chipped for pulp production.
- Move logs
Move debarked logs from the conveyor belt to pushcarts into further inspection areas.
- Manage logs transfer
Select logs from storage and coordinate their transportation. Keep up with schedules and production requirements.