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Examples of some of the products that manufacturers make to assist in metalworking include dies, coinage dies, molds, fittings, equipment components (gears, shafts, shaft assemblies, etc.), and the like.
Examples of products that manufacturers CNC for the aerospace industry include ground support equipment, compressor cases, control panels, separation discs, electronic enclosures, electronic housings, and instrument panels.
Examples of products that manufacturers CNC machine for the energy industry include light assemblies, solar energy cells, housings, gear cases, covers, hubs, brackets, couplings, guides, sleeves, weldments, fluid manifold blocks, gas blocks, motion components, and shaft components.
Oil and Gas
Manufacturers use CNC machining to create countless products for oil and gas. Examples include spacers, connected rod bushings, pump liners, wrist pin bushings, drill bit parts, hydraulic components, electric submersible pumps, valving systems, actuating systems, sealing systems, vacuum systems, and blowout preventers.
Some of the many marine industry products that manufacturers CNC machine include connecting shafts, arrester gears, valves, flanges, engine parts, propulsion systems, transmission units, power trains, and marine power units.
Military and Defense
Examples of CNC machined military and defense parts and products include clamshells, fuser rollers, flanges, retainer rings, track hubs, main rotor hubs, missile components, aircraft seat frames, helicopter components, aerospace couplers, naval structural systems, naval shift components, naval engines, transmission components, and munitions hoist components.
Medicine and Healthcare
For medicine and healthcare, manufacturers CNC machine products like spinal fusion cages, expandable rib cages, bone plates, maxillofacial prosthetics, endovascular devices, vena cava clips, surgical forceps, surgical equipment, blood delivery housings, dental scalers, and fixation devices.
Miscellaneous products that manufacturers make using CNC machining include household fixtures, satellite system components, ball joints, valve bodies, internal computer assemblies, semiconductor components, suspension arms, thermal device components, spindle housings, tensioners, fasteners, input shafts, output shafts, rail and switch gears, module blocks, and more.
When designing your part or product in their CNC machine shop, manufacturers consider a number of factors. These include the material capabilities you require, your requested product volume, your required product diameter, etc. Based on these factors, manufacturers will decide what processes are necessary to design and create your part, what software they should use, and the best material(s) for your part.
Some of the many materials that CNC machining manufacturers may pick from include wood, plastics, ceramic, metals (carbon steel, mild steel, stainless steel, aluminum, brass, copper, titanium, etc.), super alloys, and glass.
It’s easy for CNC machining service providers to create custom products for you. To learn more, talk over your application with your potential suppliers.
- Vertical milling machines work using cutting tools that move on a vertical axis. Note, though, that vertical milling machines can cut or drill from the front, side or from above, as long as the tools move there vertically. Typically, manufacturers use vertical axis mills to form 1D shapes.
- Horizontal milling machines hold and move cutting tools on a horizontal axis. They work like vertical milling machines, except that they also use a rotary table that lets them make contact at multiple angles. Because of what they allow, rotary tables used in this setting are often called “universal tables.” Horizontal mills are more expensive than vertical mills, but they are more versatile and work extremely well.
- CNC cutting machines make cuts with extreme precision. Where and how deep they cut depends on the carefully coded instructions given to them by the CNC technology. CNC machines can direct cutters to operate on up to six different axes of motion at once.
- CNC drilling machines typically feature of number of different turrets or spindles. To quickly alter what they are drilling, the tool bits housed inside turrets or spindles are automatically rotated or changed out by CNC tool changers. Automated changes are as quick as two seconds.
- CNC lathes, which are similar to CNC turning (milling) machines, machine workpieces by shaping them as they rotate. They can wield a number of different machine tools at once, such as drills and cutters. Older CNC lathe models use two axes, but newer lathes use more, allowing manufacturers to take on more complex projects. CNC lathes usually read G-code.
Variations and Similar Services
CNC milling (CNC turning) is the most common type of CNC manufacturing on the market, but companies who specialize in precision CNC machining often offer more detailed CNC machining services.
Some of the most common of these precision CNC machining services include cutting, drilling, and grinding. These functions can be CNC programmed into a single unit, or the unit can have several machine tool heads that are engaged during particular tasks.
- CNC milling, sometimes called CNC turning, is a CNC precision machining process that manufacturers most often use to engrave materials. People call it CNC turning because the machine rotates as it works. CNC milling machines work well for engraving because they engage turning machine tools, like cutters and conical tools, on multiple axes at once. Manufacturers can perform CNC turning quickly without sacrificing quality.
- CNC cutting involves the use of all kinds of tooling and processes (e.g. lasers, blades, plasma cutting, waterjet cutting, etc.), with the help of CNC technology, to remove material from a workpiece. The goal of CNC cutting is to shape or finish a 2D or 3D part or product with tight tolerances.
- CNC drilling involves the use of machines to bore holes or threads of different shapes and sizes, as guided by computer software. Manufacturers can modify CNC drilling machines to drill into all kinds of materials. CNC drilling is efficient and effective. Examples of some of the industries in which manufacturers use CNC drilling include military and defense, recreation, automotive manufacturing, aerospace, agriculture, pharmaceutical processing, chemical processing, and food and beverage.
- CNC grinding is a CNC machining process during which CNC software controls an abrasive belt, disc, or wheel. The abrasive element finishes parts and products by removing unnecessary surface material.
Beyond drilling, grinding, milling, and cutting, secondary services like finishing, anodizing, heat treating, lapping, stress relieving, and polishing may all be accomplished by special CNC equipment.