posted on March 13, 2012 07:30
With its flexibility and high accuracy, today you can see more Cnc machining centers that grow in popularity for both large scale and small scale industries that have engaged in the processing of diverse range of materials. Considering the machines growing usage, it can be linked to number of trends such as mass customization, Lean and/or just-in-time manufacturing, smaller foot prints and more. Cnc machining centers allows for batch processing of indeterminate quantities or even custom products, at an economical cost. Its repeatability, reduced set up time and its parametric capability of utilizing software are the solid reasons for using cnc machining centers or machine shop.
Using these machines has resulted in a reduction of waste (time and material) from the operation. In most of the factories today, labor and space have become an issue and using cnc machines has become a benefit. Why most companies use these machines and appreciate is that with its shorter set up and cycling time the process and production flow gets improved and also the quality and consistency gets improved.