Types of upsetting machines


Types of machines used for upset forging processes, such as the crank press, mechanical upsetting machine, electrical upsetting machine and heading machine.

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categories of upset forging machinery
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brands of upset forging machinery
brands of upsetting machines
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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of upsetting machines is an essential knowledge 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 knowledge

Types of upsetting machines 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.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022