Operate hoop-bending machines to bend and shape iron rods into hoops.
What does a Tank Hoop Bender do?
Operates hoop-bending machine to bend and shape iron rods into hoops for wooden tanks: Loosens nut of adjusting block and positions roller to obtain specified diameter of hoop. Starts machine and inserts end of rod through feed rollers of machine and over bending roller. Strikes end of rod with wooden maul to start rod over roll. Turns handcrank of feed roller to force rod through machine, bending rod into semicircular or circular shape. Removes bent rod from machine and stacks rod on floor.