Tend upsetting machine


Tend an upsetting machine such as a crank press, designed for forming hot or cold metal by use of a high energy force and split dies, monitor and operate it, according to regulations.

Alternative labels

oversee upsetting machine
guard forging and cranking machinery
oversee forging and cranking machinery
monitor upsetting machine
watch over upsetting machine
watch over forging and cranking machinery
monitor forging and cranking machinery
guard upsetting machine

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Tend upsetting machine is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Upsetting machine operator: Upsetting machine operators set up and tend upsetting machines, primarily crank presses, designed to form through forging processes metal workpieces, usually wires, rods, or bars, into their desired shape by having split dies with mulitiple cavities compress the workpieces’ length and hereby increasing their diameter.

Optional skill

Tend upsetting machine 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