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A Comprehensive Guide To Understanding CNC Machining

January 31, 2022

A Comprehensive Guide To Understanding CNC Machining

In the last few decades, CNC machining has changed the way manufacturing and fabrication industries function for the better. CNC stands for Computerized Numerical Control and is the go-to method for operating lathes and milling machines across different industries. The accuracy and precision offered by a CNC machine are impossible to replicate by traditional methods. 


A set of codes determine the functions of a CNC machine. Any code can be set to make the machine do different tasks depending on the nature of your industry, thus offering greater versatility. For example, the machine operator can set the feed rate and the speed at which the machine operates with the help of prewritten codes and software with ease.



CNC Machining offers several benefits to gear manufacturers


Gears come in all sizes, and it is necessary for gear manufacturers to offer precision and accuracy. Sometimes, specific machines require small gears for their effective functioning. Unfortunately, it is impossible to manufacture small gears using traditional methods flawlessly. For this purpose, using CNC machines is highly recommended. 


With the help of a computer and CAM (Computer-Aided Machining), a cutting machine can be made to perform tasks faster and with precision. Computer-aided machining is a term used to refer to the use of software for controlling a machine tool.


Apart from investing in a CNC machine, employing trained technicians who can put these machines to use effectively is imperative. The true potential of automated machine tools can be unlocked only with the help of knowledgeable operators. 

At True Gear & Spline, we use state-of-the-art CNC machines for cutting, grinding, and shaping gears. Our expansive facility is capable of handling all gear manufacturing and CNC machining projects with the highest accuracy. We manufacture bevel gears and internal splines for clients across Canada. Get in touch with us to learn how we can help your business.