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Machine Tool Power Sources Through the Ages

Machine tool repair service

Machine tools are used to shape and cut metal and other rigid materials. They are distinguished from simpler tools by their carefully controlled path of movement, which is guided by high precision machining technology. Machine tool services are an integral part of our economy, because these complex tools are used to make parts for even bigger tools that are needed in the manufacturing sector. The earliest records of machines describe the bow lathe and the bow drill, and these devices were just the beginning of the large selection we have today.

The first machine tools were powered by human and animal power and required lots of physical exertion to work. These manually powered m