Tool Room Machines – Slotting Machine, Shaping Machine, Milling Machine
Tool room is a space for making tools. In a broader sense it can be defined as facility where the tools and machining equipment are made, stored, and repaired on a work site. Usually these tool rooms can be found in metalworking facilities where quite often there is need for production of custom tools and equipment. That are used in these tool rooms are often referred by special category called tool room machines.
Machines in the category of tool room equipments are usually those that are well suited to the low volume production applications of tool room departments. Some of the widely used kinds of tool room equipment are slotting, shaping, milling, tool & cutter grinding, bandsaw and hacksaw machine. Let us now have a detailed look on slotting, shaping and milling used in tool rooms.
Slotting machine, as the name suggests is used to slot metal and wood materials. It is possible to shape or cut metals and woods and can make slots on heads of blank screws, wood screws, bolts, automobile components and other similar parts. Automotive, furniture, electrical, construction and heavy industries, are some of the sectors where slotting tools are widely used.
Shaping machine used in metal working tool room is actually used for shaping straight and flat metal surfaces for various applications. With this, various steel, aluminum, ferrous and non-ferrous metal parts can be easily casted into different curves, angles and shapes.
This is a tool used for solid materials. One can easily flat as well as irregular metal surfaces. These are usually available in different configurations and even in customized specifications. Horizontal and vertical spindle orientated type milling machines are the most popular types which can be got in manually operated, mechanically automated, or digitally automated type models as per one’s machining requirements.