What are Fitters and Turners?

Many people know a fitter and turner and they know what they do. However, we don’t always know what they do or how important their jobs are to the industrial sector. But maybe you don’t fully know what those guys do or you don’t fully know the journey that these people have undergone in order to get qualified in what they do. However, they are such an integral part of industrial maintenance. In a nut shell they repair and maintain machinery. They are all over the industrial sector and this is no different in hydraulics.

What is a Fitter and Turner?

A mechanical fitter and turner is constantly maintaining and repairing the various components of machines and systems, this could be pumps or hydraulics and anything else. They are highly qualified and highly trained mechanics that ensure that the system they work on are completely up to standard. These guys are full on handy men that are able to use a large variety of tools and have a great skill set that is accompanied with in-depth knowledge of the systems that they have specialised it. A fitter has to have great concentration, a strong attention to detail and the ability to work with their hands.

How a Fitter and Turner Is Qualified

Becoming a qualified and highly competent fitter requires a large amount of training and to obtain the necessary qualifications to prove that they have the right skills and abilities to keep the businesses that they work for safe and compliant. They are required to complete accredited apprenticeships and learnerships, which could take about four years. They are required to complete a series of trade exams throughout the years to ensure that each person is skilled in each aspect of their jobs, which are industry specific, as some would work on large generators that supply power, in the mining industry, or fuel supply.

Getting the Best for your Hydraulics

Hydraulic systems are no different; they require someone to manage the plans, check and repair any and all aspects of the different pieces of the system and assemble any machinery parts. Sealtec Hydraulics has the best fitters to produce and repair any aspect of your hydraulic systems, get the best service and expertise for your business today!  

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