Setting the Handpiece for Shearing

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Description

This programme demonstrates the correct procedure for assembling and adjusting the different components of a shearing hand piece. In particular, it demonstrates "Lead" and "Throw" and how to adjust the comb to achieve the correct cutting action.
Duration: 10 minutes.

Classifications

AQF - Australian Quality Framework
Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV

Industry Classification Scheme
Agriculture

Copyright Description

Copyright © 2017 TAFE SA, Government of South Australia. All rights reserved. Terms and conditions apply.

Catalogue Item

TAFEshop Identifier: TAFESA-658

TAFEshop Catalogue: 92.044

TAFE SA

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