Tank Hoop Bender

Operate hoop-bending machines to bend and shape iron rods into hoops.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tank Hoop Benders 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.

Should I be a Tank Hoop Bender?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Hoop Bender, Tank

    How to become a Tank Hoop Bender

    Most Tank Hoop Benders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%2810%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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