Filing machine parts


The various parts, their characteristics and applications, of a machine designed to file and finish metal, wood or plastic workpieces, such as a cone point file, set screw, centre plate, adapter, file band, upper guide, post, back-up support, and others.

Alternative labels

bench filing appliance pieces
bench filing appliance elements
filing machine components
filing machine pieces
bench filing appliance components
filing machine elements
filing machine units
bench filing appliance units

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Filing machine parts is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Filing machine operator: Filing machine operators set up and tend filing machines such as band files, reciprocating files and bench filing machines in order to smoothen metal, wood or plastic surfaces by precisely cutting and removing small amounts of excess material.

Optional knowledge

Filing machine parts 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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