What is sheet metal work?
Workers in this field fabricate and install a wide variety of construction related items using sheet metal or plastic materials components. The heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC ), that control the temperature, humidity and total air quality in residential, commercial, industrial and other buildings by precisely following blueprints, design specifications and manufacturers’ instructions. A Sheet Metal worker requires highly specialized and up to date skills to accomplish the various tasks involved in the trade.
In Sheet metal, technicians work with a variety of precision measuring tools to manipulate conditions such as pressures in air flow in duct systems. Voltmeters, pressure gauges, manometers and other testing devices are used in analyzing system performance. When servicing equipment, they must use extreme care in working with the different components of the HVAC Systems because of some of the intricate systems.