Edge banding


The process and different kinds of edge banding strips to cover materials with.

Alternative labels

edge materials
banding edge
edge strips
edge band

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Edge banding is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Edge bander operator: Edge bander operators tend machines that veneer materials, mostly wood, to increase durability and make them aesthetically pleasing. They also regulate the speed of the belt, set temperature control to regulate heat, brush glue on edges of panels and start and regulate the machine.

Optional knowledge

Edge banding 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.




  1. Edge banding – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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