Tend straightening press


Tend an automated stamping press, designed to straighten sheet metal and steel, monitor and operate it, according to regulations.

Alternative labels

oversee cold extrusion
guard cold extrusion
watch over hydraulic stamping press
watch over straightening press
monitor cold extrusion

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Tend straightening press is an essential skill of the following occupations:

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

Tend straightening press 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.




  1. Tend straightening press – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022