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What Makes Stainless Steel CNC Machining Superior to Stainless Steel Casting?

Stainless steel (SS) is a widely preferred material for industrial and commercial product manufacturing. Its properties like high ductility, lustrous surface finish, high strength, and high-temperature sustainability make it highly suitable for manufacturing industrial products. Earlier, stainless steel products were manufactured using stainless steel casting. The casting was preferred due to the high-temperature stainability and moldability of stainless steel material. Although stainless... Read more

Components of CAM and Their Role in CNC Machining

Most manufacturing processes are complex, and this is because even a minor part plays an important role in the production unit and hence needs to be designed with attention to details. Gone are the days when process issues were resolved manually. Today, computer-aided manufacturing, abbreviated as CAM, is widely used as part of automating a manufacturing process. CAM is one of the important aspects of computer numerical control (CNC) machining. Manufacturers nowadays heavily depend on the... Read more

Know How to Get Maximum Output of Your Semiconductor CNC Machining

CNC machining is one of those old techniques which has evolved with time and adapted effectively to technological advancements. This is the reason why it is still used widely across industries for a variety of processes including cutting, forming, drilling, bending, and so on, be it metal or plastic. Electronics is one such industry that requires CNC machining for PCB fabrication. Semiconductor CNC machining has gained traction over the last few years. This is because CNC-based fabrication can... Read more

Strategies to Reduce Tool Deflection in CNC Machining

Tool deflection is one of the common challenges in CNC machining. It can instigate machine chatter, ruin the surface finish of a machined part, mess up the dimensional accuracy, etc. Generally, the tool is firmly placed in the chuck but often during the operation, the material’s opposing force surpasses the operational force of the tool it pushes or deflects the tool in an unexpected direction. However, the accuracy, surface finish, and CNC machining operation depend on tool alignment up to... Read more

Know a Few Effective Cost-Cutting Tactics for Metal Machining

Metal machining is capital and labor-intensive business. It demands expenses on several resources like raw material, process equipment, tools, etc. Especially, if the metal machining is performed with the CNC machining technique & services, the capital cost of business increase as CNC machines are highly expensive. However, CNC metal machining is an efficient technique of production. Thus, despite being a capital intensive process, several manufacturers invest and rely on this process. Yet... Read more

The Benefits of Brass CNC Machining Discussed

Brass is an exceptional copper alloy that is being used for multiple machining applications and has been used for a long time. It has become a significant part of component manufacturing industries, owing to the distinct advantages that it offers. Today, brass is CNC machined for creating parts like brass gears, pipes and fittings, bearing, flare fitting, and many more. These brass made components are used in applications like music instrument manufacturing, mechanical, automobile, electrical,... Read more

Know About a Few Commonly Used Raw Materials in Precision CNC machining

Precision CNC machining is a process of manufacturing dimensionally accurate components. This is usually performed for manufacturing intricate components in the aerospace, automobile, modern electronics industries, etc. In order to achieve precision in CNC machining, along with advanced technologies and skilled workmanship, the selection of correct material is very important. Generally, the material for precision CNC machining requires properties like dimensional stability, machinability, and... Read more

Why Should You Choose CNC Machining for Rapid Prototyping?

CNC machining has been considered for prototyping for several years now. Even if there are different additive prototype manufacturing processes dominating the market, the contribution of CNC prototyping is still valuable. Additive prototyping methods may deem fit for building visual prototypes but for creating functional prototypes, the CNC machining is considered suitable. This post discusses the reasons for using CNC machining for rapid prototyping. An Overview of CNC Rapid... Read more

Material Selection Guide for CNC Machining

CNC machining has been popular in various manufacturing industries owing to the distinct advantages that they offer. Turning, milling, drilling, prototyping, etc are the types of machining that can be performed by using CNC machines. All these techniques can be performed in a short duration with the utmost ease. These machines assure precision but also require correct inputs in terms of dimensions, materials, and other features. It is very important to select the right materials for achieving... Read more

Pointers to Make a CNC Drawing

CNC machining has been used in manufacturing units across industries for several years now. It is a machine-based process used to make various parts, components, or assemble a final product made usually of metal or plastic. These machines run and are controlled with the help of certain computer programs. Plastic or metal sheets undergo the required transformation through processes such as cnc milling, forming, grinding, cutting, and so on. So, CNC machining is an important part of several... Read more

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