Sheet Metal Basics SBU

Learn to safely use the tools most commonly needed to work with sheet metal. Get first-hand experience using the straight shear, corner notcher, finger brake (also called a box brake or pan brake), rotary punch, bead roller and beverly shear in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. Gain the knowledge to shear (cut), fold, bend, and punch holes in sheet metal.

This class is the perfect companion to the sand blasting and powder coating, and welding classes.


Project: Desk organizer

Prerequisites: None!

Equipment access: Straight shear, corner notcher, finger brake, rotary punch, bead roller and beverly shear (Note: These tools cannot be used to make curved surfaces or work with metal thicker than 2mm mild steel or aluminum.)

Minimum age: 12


  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, and short sleeves. Pull back hair, remove all jewelry, and do not wear gloves.
  • Advisable: Hearing protection


Supervision requirements:

  • During class, all 12 to 14-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class. When using the machines outside of class time, 12 to 14-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.
  • Members who are 15 years and above can, after successfully passing this class, use this equipment for your projects whenever you work at TechShop as a member!


* Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.

Member Price: AED 320.00includes VAT
Non-Member Price: AED 380.00includes VAT

Tuesday, 14. July 2020

18:00 - 20:00 (2 hrs)

2 seats available

2 seats total

Member Price: AED 320.00

Non-Member Price: AED 380.00

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