Position straightening rolls


Position the rolls of a straightening press automatically or manually by using button commands to move the rolls over pieces of sheet metal, steel, or plastic in order to flatten it.

Alternative labels

post rolls of a straightening press
stand rolls of a straightening press
fix straightening rolls
locate straightening rolls
fix rolls of a straightening press
locate rolls of a straightening press
post straightening rolls
stand straightening rolls

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Position straightening rolls is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Plastic rolling machine operator: Plastic rolling machine operators operate and monitor machines to produce plastic rolls, or to flatten and reduce the material. They examine raw materials and finished products to make sure they are according to specifications.
Straightening machine operator: Straightening machine operators set up and tend straightening machines designed to form metal workpieces into their desired shape using pressing practices. They adjust the angle and the height of the straightening rolls and select the settings for the pressing force required to straighten the workpiece, taking into account the end product’s yield strenght and size, without excess work hardening.

Optional skill

Position straightening rolls is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill 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