If you are unfamiliar with CNC turning, the information provided will tell you everything you need to know. Today, a host of industries rely on CNC machined parts and components, both standard and custom. With incredibly accurate results, this may be the very solution that you need for your business.
What Is a CNC Turning Machine?
A CNC turning machine is highly sophisticated and operated automatically. To produce precision parts and components, a software program using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) provides directions to the machine. Although an operator oversees production, this manufacturing method is typically hands-off. This type of CNC machine is a cutting tool that produces metal, wood, and plastic precision parts and components.
Introduction to the Turning Process
As for the actual turning process, bars hold the material firmly in place while a tool associated with the machine rotates, removing material to achieve the desired size and shape of the finished product. Depending on the bar feeder, which can vary in length, the amount of handling required differs from job to job. Mounted on a turret controlled by a computer is the actual cutting tool. However, the design of the turret is such that it can hold additional tools if you need a more complex part of component manufactured. For example, it is common for this machine to perform both turning and milling at the same time.
Working Principle of a CNC Machine
The working principle of a CNC machine is the execution of cutting tasks with the aid of a computer as well as written commands and codes. A highly skilled operator enters the information using a Human Machine Interface Device in the form of M or G codes. The memory of the information converts into binary codes that send electric pulses to the Servo drives. In response, these signals actuate the spindle and motors. For the spindle, the tool feets either horizontally or vertically. At that point, the machine then follows the instructions given, producing parts and components to tight tolerances.
CNC machines are advanced and are therefore capable of making repetitive cuts to specifications with incredible accuracy. For help with your standard or custom parts or components, we can help. At NexGen Machine, we have professionally trained operators, innovative CNC software, and cutting-edge machines. You can visit our website or contact us by phone. We would love the opportunity to have you as a valued customer.