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Flanging Roll Operator

Operate machines to roll specified flanges on metal disks and dished heads.

What does a Flanging Roll Operator do?

Operates machine to roll specified flanges on metal disks and dished heads: Selects and bolts fixture onto free moving ram and powered turntable. Lifts and centers workpiece onto block or fixture on turntable, using hoist, sledge, rule, and tape. Pulls lever to lower ram onto workpiece, clamping it onto turntable. Selects and bolts rollers to spindles of machine, with edge of workpiece between rollers. Turns handwheel to adjust rollers to thickness and curvature of metal and to exert bending pressure. Starts machine which rotates edge of workpiece through rollers. Readjusts curvature and bending pressure to form specified flange on workpiece. Verifies curve of flange, using template.