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Description (tasks and duties) Micro Groups
Tanner or Fellmonger, Specialisation Unknown
May perform any (but not all) of the occupational activities described in unit group 7-61.
Hide and Skin Grader
Sorts and grades hides and skins before or after processing. Pelt grader is classified in 7-62.20.
Separates residual wool from sheepskins and preserves skins intended for further treatment.
Hide Flesher and Dehairer (Hand)
Removes flesh and traces of hair from hides with hand knife.
Hide Flesher and Dehairer (Machine)
Operates machine in which flesh and hair are removed from hides.
Operates a machine in which hides are split edgeways to form two or more pieces or to give uniform thickness, or cuts the same by hand.
Treats hides or skins in solutions to convert them into leather.
Dresses and finishes hides after tanning.
Leather Dyer and Stainer
Prepares colour solutions, dyes and stains and applies them to dressed leather.
Other Tanners and Fellmongers
This group includes tanners and fellmongers not elsewhere classified, for example those who operate an automatic machine for buffing or polishing leather with brushes or pads; or nails leather on boards or frames.
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