WHAT IS CNC TURNING
CNC turning is used to create primarily cylindrical parts. These can be shafts, custom hollow tubes, conical shapes or any other axially symmetric part.
While 5-axis machining can also create cylindrical parts.
The chuck holds the raw material, usually a round bar, in place. The chuck spins along with the spindle at high speeds. The maximum speed, or RPM, depends on the machinery.
The single point cutting tool is attached in a turret. The turret can move to and from the working piece while it is spinning, bringing the tools into contact with metal for cutting.
This highly accurate machining method makes it possible to attain tight tolerances. This is why limits and fits 8 usually go with the hole-basis system, as achieving the required accuracy on the shaft is easier.
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