INTRODUCTION OF FITTING SHOP
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.
Measuring and Marking Tools.
It is a steel wire which has one end that is sharp and hardened to mark a line on the metallic piece. This is only a marking purpose.
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.