CNC milling and turning is a manufacturing process that is widely used by many different industries. It can even utilize different materials, such as various metals, plastics, or composites, to make the custom components you need.

If you are new to custom machining, you may be asking yourself, what is CNC milling and turning? Read on to find out more about this important manufacturing process.

What is CNC Milling and Turning?

CNC turning is a type of manufacturing process in which a bar, made of a specified material, is fed into a lathe. This machine rotates the metal during different operations such as cutting. While it’s rotating, a cutting tool removes portions of the material to create the desired shape out of the bar.

The bars can be made of various materials, including plastic, metals (both ferrous and nonferrous), composite materials, and others.

CNC milling is slightly different in that the metal or other material usually remains still. Then, multi-point cutting tools move around it to remove the material and create the desired shape.

Industries that Use CNC Milling and Turning

Many different industries may require the use of CNC milling and turning. These fields include, but are not limited to, the automotive field, the medical field, and the electronics industry.

This important process can help make automobile frames, airplane engines, surgical equipment, and hand and garden tools. Even the fashion industry has gotten on board with custom rings, brooches, and bracelets, to name a few.  The possibilities are endless!

Accurate and Uniform Production

CNC milling and turning machines are computer-controlled to reach optimal efficiency and uniformity. That means manufacturers, like Avanti Engineering, can manufacture the exact same part to the same specifications in the future, many times over.

It is a great solution when you need high-quality work but want to reduce your on-hand inventory. Our customers trust our highly-accurate, good quality and affordable services to meet their needs.

In addition, we use the latest CAD technology to create the perfect parts during the design phase. The CAM software then directs the machining and milling process, resulting in precise and perfect parts for specific needs and specifications.

High Quality Machining

Top-of-the-line CNC equipment allows machinists to complete a number of different, high-speed tasks:
● Milling
● Drilling
● Tapping
● Small plate vertical machining
● Turning

Each manufacturer will have a different machining capability. At Avanti, we can make components that require precision-machining to create a perfectly flat, uniform surface, as well as castings made in bronze, silver, or aluminum. We also specialize in high volume precision turned parts.

Contact Avanti Engineering Today

Avanti Engineering provides high-quality CNC Turning and Milling for all of your needs. We understand the need to keep costs affordable while filling orders quickly, with efficient and high-quality machining services. We can help with consulting, design, and production services.
Contact us today to discuss our custom CNC milling and turning services!

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