CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machining is a manufacturing process in which a machine, such as a mill or a lathe, is controlled by a computer to make precise cuts and shapes in a variety of materials. CNC machining is commonly used to produce auto parts such as engine components, transmission components, suspension components, and many others.
CNC machining is a highly precise process that can produce parts with tight tolerances and complex geometries. The machine's computer control allows precise cuts and shapes to be made, and the process can be easily repeated to produce multiples of the same part.
CNC machining can be used to process a wide variety of materials, including metals such as steel, aluminum, and titanium, as well as plastics and composites. The process can be used to manufacture parts of various sizes, from small components to large assemblies.
The CNC machining process is usually done in several steps, starting with designing and programming the part using specialized software, followed by machine setup, material cutting, and shaping, and finishing by grinding or polishing the finish.
CNC machining is widely used in the automotive industry due to its high precision, accuracy, and its ability to produce parts of varying complexity. CNC machining is also a cost-effective method in terms of efficiency, consistency, and lead time compared to other manufacturing processes.