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How CNC Machines Help Manufacturing Businesses

Friday, August 04, 2017


CNC Machining has become increasingly common over the past few decades – and for good reasons. CNC, or Computer Numerical Control, machining is the marriage of computers and traditional machining tools like lathes, grinders, routers, and mills. This combination of technology provides many advantages. Here are a few ways that CNC machines help manufacturing businesses.

Efficiency

The manufacturing industry is increasingly competitive, requiring companies to embrace any possible advantage. CNC machining can improve the speed and overall efficiency of manufacturing projects. This is especially true when manufacturing complex or intricate parts. Machine shops that are using CNC are able to operate more efficiently than those that are not.

Precision

CNC machining is ideal for manufacturing parts that require a high degree of precision. The bottom line is that a computer-controlled machine can create parts with a higher degree of precision than even the most skilled human craftsman. A properly setup and operating CNC machine will also have far less waste due to the absence of human error. CNC machining allows the production of parts with an incredible level of precision.

Fabrication

Another benefit of CNC machines is in large-scale manufacturing jobs. Computers almost always outperform humans at repetitive tasks, and CNC machining is no exception to this rule. Any time you need to fabricate multiple parts that are identical it is worth considering CNC machining. Once a CNC machine is programmed and setup it can work non-stop manufacturing parts without needing routine breaks like a human machinist.

Lowrance Machine is equipped with state-of-the art equipment and tools like CNC machines to best meet the needs of our customers. With more than 50 years of experience, we know what tools will work best for any project. This combination of state-of-the-art equipment and an experienced team guarantees that we can exceed your expectations on your next machining project. Contact us today at 281-449-6524 to learn more or to request a quote.

 




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