CNC Operations

Lessons for Better CNC Use

"CNC automation is widely used in the production and manufacturing industry. Shop owners want their machine operators to learn how to optimize the performance and safety of their equipment. The following are a number of tips from Cabinet Maker FDM to make your CNC operations successful."

Cutting vs. Rapid Traverse Speeds

In CNC machine purchases, one of the major factors that attract buyers is the speed of the machine. As businesses become more automated or upgrade their production, throughput capabilities will be increased. CNC machine manufacturers advertise high cutting speeds and/or traverse (slew) speeds, but as a buyer, it is very important to understand the difference between these two rates.

Reasons to Automate

Automating a business to increase productivity involves integrating machinery and software to enhance workflow.