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Advantages and Disadvantages of CNC Machining


CNC Machining is method under rapid prototyping services and has been considered as a true breakthrough in the manufacturing business. Rapid prototyping is becoming more and more well known, especially among manufacturers. Computer Numeric Control or CNC is the process by which a machine tool can operate on its own through the input of programmed commands rather than be manually operated. This innovation is a sign of how far we have come technologically speaking. The implications of such a promising technology are numerous and we can guess that this technology will continue to change the way companies manufacture products. However is it all benefit with no downsides? In every product or new method of doing things there will be some pitfalls. It is the company’s job to decipher whether or not the product or method is right for the company. Let’s take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of CNC Machining.





The advantages may seem to outnumber the disadvantages but the decision of whether to use CNC machines or not is a critical one. While it may boost profits for your company you may be taking away another man’s job. As in all businesses, morals come into play. The moral dilemma may not be as pressing as other matters to some but still is one to be considered before purchasing a CNC machine.



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