Machines You Would Need for Metal Working Industries
Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Metal fabrication or the metalwork industry is a diverse industry, producing all sorts of structures and metal parts accommodating several other businesses. Having the right tools and machines for metalworking is crucial for efficient and quality work.

The Different Procedures

The tools and machines for metalworking and fabrication you would need will be utilized mostly for the following core procedures:
  • Machining
  • Cutting
  • Bending
  • Joining/ Assembling
Each procedure has several sub categories which will require specialized tools and machines. Threading, sawing, milling, etc. are all examples of sub-categories that require specialized tools and machines.

Types of Machines

The tools or machines for metalworking or fabrication can either be manually powered by utilizing muscle power or can be electrically or hydraulically powered. Automatic and powered machines can make the work more efficient and precise. These machines have led to quick and efficient development of our world, by producing high quality metal products that make so many of the humanly impossible feats possible.

The Most Commonly Used Machines for Metalworking and Fabrication
  • Broaching Machines are used to cut out a piece from the metal that is being worked on.
  • Lathe Machines are used to hold the metal that you are working on and rotate it quickly or at varying speeds depending on the requirements. The lathe machines are used to either assist in cutting, knurling or other various purposes.
  • Spindle Liners are used for also turning the metal rod like the lathe machines but are used for a different purpose. The spindle liners are used for reducing the diameter of the rods.
  • Chamfering Machines are used for producing finished touch on the ends of a metal tube. They can produce a variety of products by chamfering the metal and create a clean finish to your product.
  • Milling Machines are used for removing unwanted parts or other material from the piece of metal you are working on. Milling machines can be either used to mill either the sides or the face of the metal sheet.
  • Drilling Machines are the most familiar tool also used in other industries than metal. The use of drilling machines is the same though, to cut holes in the metal sheet or the metal piece that is being worked on with precision.
  • Bar feeders and Support Machines are used for automatically feeding or providing the metal rods or any piece that you are working on to the desired machines regularly for them to be processed. These machines automate the process.
The above mentioned machines are the most commonly used machines by metal fabricators and metal machining industry in general.

Getting the Proper Tools

Understanding the importance of precision in metal industry is fundamental. Getting the machines from a reliable manufacturer where quality is not compromised is also essential. This increases your output drastically and also greatly reduces waste. If you would like to get high quality tools, machines and accessories for efficient machining and other metal work needs, then you should contact JF BERNS.


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Jim Brehm / Sussex Tool & Supply



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