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4 Reasons CNC Machining Is Crucial in Gear Manufacturing

April 23, 2020

4 Reasons CNC Machining Is Crucial in Gear Manufacturing

CNC machining is crucial for any top-quality gear manufacturer. This is because computer numerical control (CNC) guarantees exceptional accuracy in following blueprints down to the last millimeter. The program-based manufacturing processes in CNC machining help you to avoid even the smallest margins of error in production.


Here are four benefits CNC machining brings to gear manufacturing:


Consistently Matched Parts Suitable For Mass Production

Automakers, construction vehicle plants, and mechanical equipment require precision-made parts and fittings. As such, they need a streamlined procedure that stabilizes logistics in their respective assembly plants. A gear manufacturer's CNC equipment is able to create gears and parts that are consistently matched with each other -- an essential aspect for any assembly line.


Automated Design Integration Process

Compatible CNC programs allow full integration of client designs and specifications with minimal adjustments and re-designing. In turn, what clients see in their blueprints is what they receive right out the CNC manufacturing line. This saves much time in having to transcribe a blueprint from print to digital, which is a laborious and time-consuming task.


Frees Up More Hands For Manual or Custom Gear Designs

Manual machining is still an important part of gear making. CNC machines are not as equipped to create complex gear designs. However, they enable experienced personnel to leave CNC machines to sort out simpler or programmable designs for manufacturing while they concentrate on accomplishing manual-oriented work.


Works Continuously To Meet Deadlines

When there's a shortage of personnel during a looming deadline, CNC machines can continue working overtime without any hiccups. Indeed, CNC machines eliminate human error and factors that often lead to poor logistical management and manufacturing results.


True Gear & Spline is a company with over 50 years of experience and uses only the best CNC machines. Recently, we've added a groundbreaking Mitsubishi Heavy Industry ST 140 Gear Shaper in our new production facility. You can learn more about what we can do for you by contacting us today!