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"BENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR I"
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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates machine to bend metal structural shapes, such as bars, rods, angles, pipes, and tubes, to angle or contour specified by work order, drawings, templates, or layout: Selects and bolts holding clamp, die block, and guide clamp to machine.

  • 2) Positions and clamps end stops on machine to set specified location of bend.

  • 3) Inserts or screws plug stops into guide wheel to set specified degree of bend.

  • 4) Positions workpiece against end stop.

  • 5) Locks holding clamp and guide clamp onto workpiece.

  • 6) Lubricates workpiece with oil.

  • 7) Starts turntable that draws workpiece through guide clamp around die block until stopped by plug stops or until dial indicator points to specified degree of bend.

  • 8) May slide mandrel into tubing instead of using guide clamp.

  • 9) May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace.

  • 10) May use hand-powered bending machine for short runs.

  • 11) May fill tubes or pipe with sand, resin, or lead to prevent wrinkling or collapsing during bending operation.

  • 12) May heat tube, using torch, and manually bend tube or pipe around forming blocks.

  • 13) May flare tube ends, using tube flarer and cut or trim metal stock to length, using power shears or saws.

  • 14) May be designated according to type of stock bent as Pipe-Bending-Machine Operator; Rod-Bending-Machine Operator I; Tube-Bending-Machine Operator I.

 

 

 


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DOT:   617.482-010

Job Number: 6682