Machine Spring Former

Set up and operate machines to form leaf-type spring leaves.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Spring Formers do?

Sets up and operates machine to form leaf-type spring leaves: Installs upper and lower dies in machine, following leaf spring, using handtools. Positions heated leaf blank onto lower die, using tongs. Depresses pedal or pulls lever to force dies together, forming curved leaf. Immerses leaf in quenching oil for cooling and hardening if machine does not perform this function automatically. May heat leaf blanks in furnace and form them by hand.

Should I be a Machine Spring Former?

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

  • Also known as: Spring Former, Machine

    How to become a Machine Spring Former

    Machine Spring Formers 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 Machine Spring Former-related education!
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