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Precision CNC Turning Services & Custom Advice!

We provide precision CNC turning services along with custom advice. Whether you require highly customized part machining or professional advice on the manufacturing process, we are committed to offering exceptional service to you.

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Why Choose HDC

At HDC, we excel in CNC turning service for several reasons.
  • our skilled team boasts extensive experience in CNC turning, ensuring precise and accurate results for every project.
  • we invest in state-of-the-art CNC machinery and tools, enabling us to handle complex designs efficiently while maintaining high-quality standards.
  • we offer personalized service, collaborating closely with clients to meet their unique requirements and surpass expectations. Our dedicated support team ensures a seamless experience from project initiation to completion, prioritizing timely delivery without compromising quality.
  • Choose HDC for your CNC turning needs and experience unparalleled quality, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

Find Out Materials We Provide

Explore our CNC turning materials to discover the perfect option

for your precision machining needs.

Materials

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Stainless Steel Metal

Known for its corrosion resistance and durability, stainless steel is a popular choice for CNC turning due to its strength and versatility in various industries.

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Aluminum Alloy Metal

Lightweight yet strong, aluminum alloy is favored in CNC turning for its excellent machinability, making it ideal for intricate designs and aerospace applications.

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Carbon Steel Metal

Renowned for its high strength and hardness, carbon steel is commonly used in CNC turning for its affordability and suitability for heavy-duty machining tasks.

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Polymeric Material Plastic

Offering a wide range of options such as ABS, PVC, and PEEK, polymeric materials are valued for their versatility, durability, and ease of machining in CNC turning processes.

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Titanium Alloy Metal

With its exceptional strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance, titanium alloy is a preferred choice in CNC turning for aerospace, medical, and high-performance applications.

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Copper Alloy Metal

Known for its excellent conductivity and thermal properties, copper alloy is often selected for CNC turning to produce electrical components, heat exchangers, and precision parts.

Understanding CNC Turning

Let's break down the process of CNC turning, learn more about 

this precision processing method used in manufacturing.

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CNC turning is a manufacturing process where a cutting tool is used to remove material from a rotating workpiece to create a cylindrical shape. It’s commonly used to produce cylindrical parts, such as shafts, rods, and bushings. Here’s a breakdown of how CNC turning works:
  • Workpiece Mounting: The workpiece, typically a metal or plastic rod, is securely mounted on a spindle that rotates at high speeds.
  • Tool Setup: A cutting tool, often made of carbide, is mounted on a tool holder attached to a slide mechanism. This slide can move along multiple axes, allowing the tool to approach the rotating workpiece from different angles.
  • Programming: The CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine is programmed with the specifications of the part to be produced. This includes the dimensions, cutting speeds, feed rates, and tool paths. The program can be created manually or generated using CAD/CAM software
  • Cutting Process: Once the program is set, the CNC machine automatically controls the movement of the tool along the workpiece. The cutting tool makes contact with the rotating workpiece, removing material to shape it according to the programmed design.
  • Precision Control: CNC turning offers high precision and repeatability because the cutting movements are precisely controlled by the CNC machine. This allows for tight tolerances and consistent part quality.
  • Tool Changes: In some cases, multiple tools may be required to complete a part. The CNC machine can automatically change tools as needed during the machining process, reducing downtime and increasing efficiency.
  • Finishing Operations: After the rough machining is completed, additional operations such as threading, grooving, or chamfering may be performed to achieve the desired final shape and surface finish.
  • Quality Inspection: Once the part is machined, it undergoes quality inspection to ensure it meets the specified tolerances and quality standards.
CNC turning offers several advantages over traditional manual turning, including higher productivity, greater accuracy, and the ability to produce complex geometries. It’s widely used in industries such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, and medical device manufacturing.
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Applications of CNC Turning

CNC turning finds applications in various industries for producing cylindrical parts with high precision and efficiency.

CNC turning is utilized for producing a wide range of components including shafts, gears, and brake parts for engines, transmissions, and braking systems.

Automotive Industry

CNC turning is employed in machining precision components such as landing gear parts and structural fittings crucial for aircraft performance.

Aerospace Industry

CNC turning facilitates the manufacture of intricate medical implants and surgical instruments essential for orthopedic and surgical procedures.

Medical Industry

CNC turning is instrumental in fabricating precise connectors, housings, and sensor components vital for electronic devices and systems.

Electronics Industry

CNC turning is utilized in the production of firearm components and military vehicle parts crucial for national defense and security.

Defense Industry

CNC turning offers efficient solutions for rapid prototyping and customized part production, catering to unique requirements across industries.

Prototyping

Tolerances can be achieved by CNC turning

CNC turning, coupled with precise measurement techniques such as coordinate measuring machines (CMMs), ensures the attainment of tight tolerances in machining processes.

cnc turning tolerances
Tolerance Type Typical Range
Diameter +/- 0.005 inches (0.127 mm)
Length +/- 0.010 inches (0.254 mm)
Surface Roughness Ra 32 microinches (0.8 micrometers)
Profile +/- 0.010 inches (0.254 mm)

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