Cold drawing processes


The various kinds of metalworking drawing processes performed at room temperature, such as wire drawing, tube drawing, ironing, embossing, sheet metal drawing, spinning, stretch forming, and others.

Alternative labels

metalwork drawing procedures
cold drawing procedures
cold drawing measures
metalwork drawing measures
cold drawing mechanisms
metalwork drawing systems
metalwork drawing mechanisms
cold drawing systems

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Cold drawing processes is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Metal drawing machine operator: Metal drawing machine operators set up and operate drawing machines for ferrous and non-ferrous metal products, designed to provide wires, bars, pipes, hollow profiles and tubes with their specific form by reducing its cross-section and by pulling the working materials through a series of drawing dies.

Optional knowledge

Cold drawing processes is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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