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CNC Machining

What is a CNC machine?

CNC machines are used in a variety of ways in manufacturing and have found their place among industry and private use. What is a CNC machine? The following information will help break down this type of system:

  • CNC-Stands for Computer Numeric Control.
  • First early machines were developed back in late 1940’s and into 1950’s.
  • Technology stemmed from the need for methods to manufacture complex parts for aerospace and other industries, during and after the Second World War.
  • Great for mass production of simple or complex parts.
  • Tolerance of +/- .0005 can be achieved.
  • Good for many materials including: Steel, Delrin, Aluminum, Brass, and many more.