Tool room is the room where the tools are kept for storage, prepare, repairing and machining. The space area can be varied based on the types of the tool room machines and applications. It may include high end electro-mechanical equipments for different applications like grinding, milling, shaping, slotting of metals. In lower scale, it can be defined as a small room to store all tools for servicing and repairing before giving it to the workers for operation. It consisting the big racks, shelves, cupboards and workbench to store and repair the tools. Thus it can have the facilities to design, manufacture and repair the custom requirements.
Types of Tool room Machines
There are various types manufactured by the tools manufacturing companies. Some of them are available with standard technical specifications as well can be manufactured as per industry specific application requirements. Major metalworking equipments are included in the types of tool room equipments. The widely used are Grinding, milling, shaping, slotting, bandsaw and hacksaw devices.
Grinding Machine – It is categorized further in manual surface grinder, hydraulic cylindrical grinder and centerless grinder. Grinding of metals and other materials are carried out by these devices with manual or hydraulic pressure. These are widely used in various industrial applications including engineering, automobiles and electrical.
Milling Machines – These are used to shape the metals and solid materials as per the defined or custom specifications. It is executed manually or automatically based on the types of milling devices that are manual milling, mechanical milling and digital CNC milling for automatic execution.
Shaping Machine – V Belt shaping with wide industrial acceptance to cut metals in curvature shape or angularly. The strength is high to work on ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
Slotting Machine – Metal & wood slotting is the prime requirements to cut and shape the metal slots on the head of metal and wood to create screws, bolts, wood screws and automobile custom parts. It with variation from slow to fast execution depends on the types in the market.
Bandsaw Machine – It is specialized for irregular cutting and curving of the metal shapes with precision accuracy. Based on technical features, various bandsaw devices from horizontal to double column are used in industrial applications.
Hacksaw Machine – It is used in wide range of industries for long time. The metal cutting efficiency of hacksaw unit is unbeatable with high accuracy and precision gathered with hydraulic hacksaw. Mechanical and semi hydraulic are also applied in applications where it needs low pressure.
Tool room setup is the process to setup precision equipments as per the custom prototype machining for the operation, repairing and production. Setting up it required highly efficient and skilled execution with plan out the application installations for current and future requirements of tool room machineries.