Wire Bender

Bend wires to form frames for mattress and box-spring assemblies.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wire Benders do?

Bends wire to form frames for mattress and box-spring assemblies, using wire-bending jig: Positions bending pegs on jig table according to specifications and tightens with wrench. Inserts one or more wires in holding device and depresses pedal to drive bending arms around pegs to bend wire to required angle or bends wire around pegs, using lever. Connects frame edge-wire ends with metal sleeve and rivet sleeve, using hammer and punch.

Should I be a Wire Bender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • 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: Bradder, Lead Bender, Strand Buncher, Fine Wire, Wire Strander

    How to become a Wire Bender

    Wire Benders 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 Wire Bender-related education!
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