Types of forging press

Description

Types of presses used in the metal forging process, such as hydraulic and mechanical forging presses.

Alternative labels

brands of hydraulic forge stamp
categories of hydraulic forge stamp
models of forging press
categories of forging press
models of hydraulic forge stamp
brands of forging press
forging press formats
hydraulic forge stamp formats

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of forging press is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Forge equipment technician: Forge equipment technicians maintain and repair forge machinery such as presses and material handling equipment. They perform evaluations of the equipment, perform preventative maintenance activities, and repair faults. They also assist in the installation of the equipment and ensure proper functionality.

Optional knowledge

Types of forging press 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.

Hydraulic forging press worker: Hydraulic forging press workers set up and tend hydraulic forging presses, designed to shape ferrous and non-ferrous metal workpieces including pipes, tubes and hollow profiles and other products of the first processing of steel in their desired form by use of compressive forces generated by a piston and fluid pressure.
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.
Mechanical forging press worker: Mechanical forging press workers set up and tend mechanical forging presses, designed to shape ferrous and non-ferrous metal workpieces including pipes, tubes and hollow profiles and other products of the first processing of steel in their desired form by use of preset, compressive forces provided by cranks, cams and toggles at reproducible strokes.

 


 

References

  1. Types of forging press – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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