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05

Three Tips For Avoiding Machine Tool Repair

Precision machine shops

Machine tools — heavy duty machines that shape rigid materials such as metal — need to be properly cared for in order to avoid costly repairs. Machine tool repair usually costs somewhere in the range of 1/3 the price of the new unit. Since these are sizable machines, which are often customized to their specific purpose, it is in the tool owner’s best interest to minimize the need for repairs through giving the appropriate proactive care and maintenance to machine tools. Sometimes, the cost of rebuilding tools does not seem worth it compared with the price of a new unit. Here are some tips for avoiding the need for machine tool repair services.

Tip #1. Store Machine Tools In An Appr