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The machines that were observed in the mold shop are:

1)     Center lathe machine
2)     Vertical milling machine
3)     Universal milling machine
4)     Copying milling machine
5)     Pantograph milling machine
6)     Surface grinding machine 
7)     Single lip cutter grinding machine
8)     Hobing  press machine
9)     Power  press machine
10)Lapping and polishing machine
11)Shaper machine

1)Center lathe machine:
   Main parts :
(1)  Bed
(2)  Headstock
(3)  Tailstock
(4)  Carriage
(5)  Lead screw                                                                    

Operation :  Turning, Taper turning, Facing, Boring, Threading, Drilling, Knurling etc. operation can be done by this machine.

2)Vertical milling machine :
   Main parts :
(1)  Column
(2)  Knee
(3)  Table
(4)  Spindle
(5)  Over arm

Operation : The vertical milling machine is used for face milling profiling, die sinking and for various odd shaped jobs.
In vertical milling machine the spindle has the vertical movement and the table has vertical, longitudinal and transverse movement.

3)Universal milling machine : The universal milling machine is a developed features of the other types of milling machines. It is designed to handle all types of milling machine work. The table has some movements, but it addition it can be swiveled on the saddle. So that it moves at an angle to the spindle in the horizontal plane.

Operation : The universal milling machine is used to cut helical gears, twist drills, milling cutters and various kinds of straight and tapered work.

4)Copying milling machine : There are two types of copying milling machine n mold shop of BITAC. One having capacity 1:1 and the another having capacity 1:1.5 – 1:10, For enlarging a job the position of styles and spindle should be interchange. Its speed is 50-10000 rpm.

Main parts :
1.      Master table
2.      Working table
3.      Working vise

Cutter use in this machine : Single lip cutter
1.      Anvil cutter
2.      Ball nose cutter
3.      Pointer cutter

5)Pantograph milling machine : The capacity of the pantograph milling machine is 1:1 and 1:1.5-1:10. It is used to make ambushing sill, mail sill and latter.

Main parts :
1.      Master table
2.      Working table
3.      Working vise
4.      Cutter spindle
5.      Ratio bar
6.      Stallus

6)Hobing  press machine : Hobing  press machine is one of the important machine of the mold shop. Hydraulic pressure is used to press the job. It can creates 3000 KN pressure. It can produce various types of Padak.

7)Power press machine :

Main parts :
1.      Working table
2.      Block
3.      Dial indicator
4.      Motor

Operation : It is used to create pressure on job to change its deform shape or to do other works.

8)Polishing machine : It is used mainly polishing after different type of machine operation.

9)Shaper machine :
Main parts :
1.      Base
2.      Table
3.      Ram
4.      Frame

Operation : Shaper machine is mainly used for shaping a job.


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