Stamping press parts


Components of a stamping press, such as bolster plate, ram, automatic feeder and tonnage monitor, their qualities and applications.

Alternative labels

punching thrust elements
punching thrust pieces
punching thrust components
stamping press pieces
stamping press components
punching thrust units
stamping press elements
stamping press units

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Stamping press parts is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Stamping press operator: Stamping press operators set up and tend stamping presses designed to form metal workpieces in their desired shape by applying pressure through the up and down movement of a bolster plate and a die attached to a stamping ram on the metal, resulting in the die producing smaller metal parts of the workpiece fed to the press.

Optional knowledge

Stamping press 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.

Coating machine operator: Coating machine operators set up and tend coating machines that coat metal products with a thin layer of covering of materials such as lacquer, enamel, copper, nickel, zinc, cadmium, chromium or other metal layering in order to protect or decorate the metal products’ surfaces. They run all coating machine stations on multiple coaters.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022