Metal bending techniques


Understand different techniques for the bending of metal sheets. Connect knowledge of different techniques with activities such as assembly, design, and maintenance.

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approaches used to bend sheet metal
sheet metal shaping
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shaping of sheet metal

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Metal bending techniques is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Plumbing supervisor: Plumbing supervisors monitor plumbing operations. They assign tasks and take quick decisions to resolve problems.
Pipeline engineer: Pipeline engineers design and develop the engineering aspects for the construction of pipeline infrastructures in various kinds of sites (e.g. inland, maritime). They envision and create the specifications for pumping systems and for the general transport of goods through pipelines.

Optional knowledge

Metal bending techniques 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.

Welders operate welding equipment in order to join metal workpieces together. They can use fusion welding processes based on different techniques and materials. They also perform simple visual inspection of welds.
Locksmith: Locksmiths install and repair mechanical and electronic lock systems using specialized tools. They cut and make duplicated keys for their clients and open locked doors in emergency situations. Locksmiths may also provide advice on security measures.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022