Flanging Roll Operator

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


Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Flanging Roll Operators 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.


Should I be a Flanging Roll Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Flame-Spray Operator

    How to become a Flanging Roll Operator

    Flanging Roll Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Flanging Roll Operator-related education!
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