The term Fitting is related to the assembly of parts, after bringing the dimension or shape to the required size or form, in order to secure the necessary fit. The operations required for the same are usually carried out on a workbench, hence the work is done on the bench is called Fitting work. Benchwork and fitting play an important role in engineering. Although in today’s industries most of the work is done by automatic machines that produce jobs with good accuracy still it requires some hand operations called fitting operations. A fitting shop worker is called Fitter.
The bench vice is a holding device that is used to hold the workpiece when performing Filling and Cutting on the job. The bench vice has two jaws one is fixed (Stationary jaw) and another is movable (Sliding jaw). Sliding jaw slides over the slide face, when the handle is rotated in the clockwise direction it is subjected to the tightness by means of the thread which is mounted on the rod. The body that is not movable in any direction is called a fixed body and the lower part of the bench vice is called a base.
Hand hacksaw is a cutting tool that is used in the fitting shop for manual cutting. It has three parts, Handles, a Hacksaw frame, and a blade. The blade is made of high-speed steel or high carbon steel and the frame is made of mild steel. The blade is adjusted with the help of a wing nut. The teeth of a blade are generally forward direction.