Computer-numerical control (CNC) Machines are used heavily in the manufacturing industry. Large corporations use CNC machines to do complex jobs in an efficient manner. CNC machines offer great advantages in terms of speed, efficiency, and precision.
What is a CNC Machine?
A Computer-Numerical Control (CNC) Machine is a machine that utilizes software to run tools such as lathes, routers, grinders and mills. It uses specialized software, usually CAD or CAM that allows the machine to map out a program that lets it complete it’s job. This software can control speed, location, feed rate, and coordination of the tools that it uses.
One programmer can command a machine and do work of multiple people at once, efficiently.
Why use CNC Services for your business?
Anyone responsible for planning the manufacturing of metal or wooden parts and components would want to know what benefits they gain using CNC machining service. While the type of businesses and products differ, the CNC advantages are clear.
ADVANTAGES OF CNC MACHINING SERVICES
Reliable Production: CNC machine services can work around-the-clock daily, weekends and holidays. They only stop for needed maintenance or repair. We can help you increase your business output.
High Production and Scalability: Once the design parameters and specification have been entered into a CNC machine, it consistently executes huge quantities and affords flexible scalability.
Scalability: Scale your business with a CNC machine. Utilizing the services of a CNC machine will allow your business to scale. The machine can do difficult tasks that normally take a huge number of man hours, and can have considerable waste. To keep your business lean, it’s better to have minimal waste and efficient use of your labour. CNC Services give you exactly those benefits.
Less Labor: Manual machining or labour requires at least one skilled operator plus usually a supervisor for the group. What you save on manpower can be passed along to customers, helping you achieve a competitive advantage.
Uniform Product: Get the cuts you want first time. When you choose to use CNC Services you get the exact product you were after. Even the most talented joiner and tradesman on a conventional machine will produce components that vary slightly. With a CNC machines, each part is a perfect match your exact specifications.
Lower Costs: with high speed, efficiency, precision and most of less labor hours, you can lower the cost of your product or service. The lower costs, in turn, can be used to create a competitive advantage and business re-investment. Saving money or making more money is one of the popular benefits of using CNC machining.
Fewer Headaches: By outsourcing CNC services, you know you’ll get the components you need for your product on time, in a high quality finish. A Machine also never gets sick and is reliable, allowing you to eliminate labour waste and headaches finding staff when you have lots of work.
A woodworking association surveyed its members, which include cabinet makers, architectural wood producers and others. A majority of them agreed on CNC benefits and advantages within their industry.
- Improves machining accuracy
- Enables complex tasks, detail
- Creates flexibility in manufacturing
- Increases safety
- Boosts production volume
- Reduces setup-changeover time
If you haven’t looked into how your wooden or metal parts are fabricated, it’s a good time to consider using CNC Ireland to help you achieve your business goals.
What are the limitations of CNC Machining?
Of course no process itself is perfect. There are a huge number of benefits to using a CNC machine service, however like anything there can be a few drawbacks. Initially the cost of creating smaller number of parts can be expensive, however the costs are normally offset by efficiency in the long run.
You need a skilled workforce to run and use a CNC Machine, thankfully we have that covered with our own in house CNC operator. That’s really it in terms of limitations, if you can make it cost efficient for your business there is no reason why you wouldn’t take advance of using CNC services.
Are CNC Services right for you?
CNC Services are right for anyone that is creating a product, or providing a service where they are creating a product with wood, plastic, or metal. If you want to scale your business, improve productivity, and have a tax write off for services, then CNC services are you for.
Are you creating the same parts over and over by hand, do you need intricate details created or added to your products, if the answer is yes, CNC Services are for you.
What Can a CNC Machine be used for?
A CNC Machine has a whole variety of applications, with a full range of materials including aluminium, stainless steel, MDF, Plywood, hard and soft woods, plastic etc.
If you need one of the following services done, our CNC Machine is going to help increase your output, efficiency and help lower your overall costs:
If you’d like to know more about how we can help your business grow, we’d love to help be your CNC Business partner.
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