Category: CNC Machining

Understanding CNC Swiss Screw Machines and Their Functions

CNC Swiss type automatic lathes are now more powerful than ever.  They have fast cycle times and flexibility that have made them the standard and number one machine used in precision, high production applications.  Swiss machines were always preferred for long, slender turned parts, now they are widely used for small, complex parts – even… Read more »

What Green Manufacturing Can Expect From CNC Machining in the Future

Green businesses are looking for more sustainable manufacturing solutions.  There are a number of ways that manufacturing can be changed to produce a lower carbon footprint including the switch to CNC machining.  One of the biggest reason that CNC machining is greener is because it can be done electronically.  Customers can send electronic files to… Read more »

How Precision Machining Has Become Beneficial in Manufacturing Medical Devices

Precision machining is used in many industries including electronics, aerospace and medical.  Many medical parts and devices are manufactured by using CNC machines.  The medical device industry is made up of different medical parts including implants for reconstructing spines and for hip and knee replacements.   You count on your medical parts to be manufactured… Read more »

Industries Using Precision CNC Machinery

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Machining creates numerous detailed parts required in dozens of industries.  Many industries require custom-created parts for specific uses rather than mass production.  The ability to accurately design and create pieces with a computer is the key factor many companies are looking for.  Industries including the medical field, transportation, the military and… Read more »

CNC Machining Projected To Be $100 Billion Industry by 2025

Recently, an increasing number of factories and production facilities have adopted CNC lathes as their tool of choice.  Experts expect the global CNC machine market to grow to $100.9 billion in value, an annual growth rate of 6.8%. Lathe machines held a significant leading share of more than 27% in 2016.  Due to features such… Read more »

CNC Machining vs. Traditional Machining

The precision manufacturing industry relies heavily on computer-numerical control (CNC) machining, including operations that once used engineer-operated equipment like routers, shaping machines, vertical millers and center lathes.  Manufacturers of many types of industries choose CNC machining because it provides efficient, expedient and precise production capacity ideal for creating large quantities of items normally produced with a… Read more »

The History of Screw Machining and Equipment

A screw machine is a type of lathe used for the precise shaping of hard materials (usually metal) into specially designed components. Typically, this equipment works by rotating a workpiece at high speeds and allowing it to be operated on by various changeable cutting tools. Screw Machine might be a misleading term for this machine… Read more »

CNC Technology and Swiss Precision Machining

As a type of lathe, Swiss machines have been used for more than 100 years to manufacture with accuracy. The term “Swiss” in machining actually has more than one meaning. To some it is a type of machine, and to others it represents a product of uncommonly small size or high precision. To us at… Read more »

CNC Machining in the Medical Industry

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining is a manufacturing process in which the computer software controls the movement of the cutter. It is especially important for manufacturing tools for the medical industry in order to successfully have a positive impact on people’s lives. CNC machines are able to fabricate small medical components with precision utilizing CNC… Read more »

What is CNC Turning?

What Is CNC Turning? Computer Numerical Control (CNC) is an intricate method for creating parts using a lathe. This method is used to create detailed patterns in metals that are difficult to do by hand. CNC turning is computer controlled to precisely cut materials into a final product. This process is able to create accurate… Read more »