What is a machinist?

Jun 15, 2021

Are you interested in what a machinist does?

Let’s start with what the word is defined as in the dictionary…
a person who operates a machine, especially a machine tool.

Now let’s go a little more in depth about what a machinist does…
Machinists set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.

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