CNC vertical milling uses automated processes to control specialized rotary cutting tools that remove material from a workpiece’s surface. Manufacturers use CNC vertical milling to both form a workpiece and to create detailing on its surface. It’s most often used to cut small holes and notches and to create three-dimensional products. These machines’ vertical spindles also make them great for drilling and plunging cuts.
Published Date: May 21, 2019 10:26:24 AM
CNC machining refers to Computer Numerical Control, a system that uses computers to control and move a machine. Most often these milling tools are used for metalwork, but they can also make products for a variety of industries. With the ability to craft sophisticated designs using an assortment of metals, engineers can fabricate precise communications equipment using CNC machining.
Published Date: Nov 2, 2018 10:08:57 AM
Aluminum once made up the bulk of the material used in aerospace applications. Aluminum accounts for as little as 20% of the materials used in a typical jet today, however. Composite materials, carbon-reinforced polymers, and honeycomb materials are increasingly seeing usage across the aerospace industry because of the demand for lighter-weight aircraft.
Published Date: Aug 23, 2018 4:04:31 PM