CNC machine tool design

All CNC machine tools are designed to fulfill three prime objectives: Maintain accuracy. Maintain repeatability. Achieve and maintain reliability. It is a common misconception that CNC machine tools are designed solely to reduce cycle…

Drawing implications for CNC

Drawing implications for CNC Component design for CNC It was mentioned in , that CNC will impose a certain influence on the design process. Components should be designed for ease of production when using…

CNC as a management control

Why a management control? It is often quoted that CNC is not a machine control, but a management control. CNC is primarily an automatic machine, or process, control discipline. However, its intelligent adoption also…