CNC machine tools are all about repeatable precision. Once a prototype part has been thoroughly tested, the code created during prototype machining can be implemented in short-run to full long-run, continual production of identical, high quality precision parts. The CNC machine work can either be carried out in a single cell consisting of a combination of the different tools needed for the job, or sometimes a number of separate machines are used with humans or robots moving the component from machine to machine in the process of the particular cutting, milling, drilling, grinding, punching, etc. that is necessary, and finishing too! CNC programming instructs the positioning, pressure applied, depth and all other movements of these automated devices. Common materials that CNC machines work with include any number of metals, glass, ceramics, wood and plastics.
Because a part’s computer file can be saved for later use, CNC services are highly advantageous in manufacturing military, automotive and aerospace parts, and any other components that are produced over and over continually, as the code can be modified and streamlined for future upgrades as well.