Three Ways to Maintain Your Machine Tools

    Milling machine parts

    We may associate machinery with the Industrial Revolution of the 19th Century, but machines were in fact used as early as 1200 B.C. These weren’t the efficient, automated machines of the Industrial Age, and they certainly couldn’t provide proper welding machine repair, but they laid the foundation for today’s means of production. The lathe, for instance, a machine tool still prominent today, is believed to have originated in Ancient Egypt. A lathe rotates a material on its axis, which is useful for cutting, sanding, and shaping pieces of equipment in a symmetrical fashion.

    While today’s lathes are powered by electricity, they originally were operated manually. During the I Continue Reading