Machine shops are facilities where companies carry out machining activities. These activities are part of subtractive manufacturing, equipment repair, and replacement part fabrication. Machine services shops provide various machine shop and engineering services. The services offered include drilling, grinding, finishing, shaping, cutting, electroplating, heat treating, cooling, and many more. Standard tools used in these shops include drill presses, milling machines, metal lathes, hoists, and other equipment. Some of these machines get manned through computer numerical control systems (CNCs).
Machinists use these tools to fabricate machine and tool parts from different materials, which include metal, wood, glass, and plastic. A machine shop can be part of a large production facility such as a factory or a small job shop, or part of a tool room. The parts made in these shops get used in factories for end-p Read More