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Advanced Techniques for CNC Machining, Turning, and Milling


Computer Numerical Control (CNC) has revolutionized the manufacturing industry, enabling extreme accuracy, repeatability, and efficiency. CNC machining, turning, and milling are three techniques utilized in creating high-quality parts for various industries. In this blog post, we'll explore advanced methods for optimizing these techniques, resulting in superior finished products.

Advanced CNC Machining Techniques

CNC machining refers to the process of using software-controlled machines to remove material from a workpiece, crafting it into a part or product. To optimize CNC machining, consider implementing these advanced techniques:

1. High-Speed Machining

High-speed machining (HSM) involves increasing cutting speeds and feed rates, resulting in reduced machining time and improved surface quality. This method allows for efficient material removal without sacrificing accuracy.

2. Toolpath Optimization

Efficient toolpaths minimize wasted motion, reducing machining time and tool wear. Advanced software and algorithms can be employed to create optimized toolpaths, resulting in reduced cycle times and improved productivity.

3. Adaptive Machining

In adaptive machining, the CNC machine adjusts its cutting parameters in real-time based on sensor feedback. This enables the machine to maintain optimal cutting conditions, reducing tool wear and improving surface finish.

Advanced CNC Turning Techniques

CNC turning is the process of using computer-controlled lathes to rotate the workpiece around a stationary cutting tool. To optimize CNC turning, consider implementing these advanced techniques:

1. Synchronous Spindle Control

In synchronous spindle control, the lathe's spindle and sub-spindle speeds are precisely matched, enabling efficient and accurate part transfer. This reduces cycle times and improves productivity.

2. High-Pressure Coolant

Using high-pressure coolant in CNC turning can significantly increase cutting speeds and tool life, while reducing cycle times. This is achieved by dissipating heat generated during the cutting process and removing chips from the cutting area more efficiently.

3. Live Tooling

Live tooling involves using motorized, rotating cutting tools in the turret of a CNC lathe. This technique enables milling and other operations to be performed on a part during turning, reducing setup times and improving overall efficiency.

Advanced CNC Milling Techniques

CNC milling is the process of using a computer-controlled cutting tool to remove material from the workpiece. To optimize CNC milling, consider implementing these advanced techniques:

1. High-Speed Milling

Similar to HSM in CNC machining, high-speed milling involves increasing spindle speeds and feed rates, reducing milling time. This method improves surface finishes and enhances overall productivity.

2. Dynamic Milling

Dynamic milling is an adaptive strategy that adjusts tool engagement with the workpiece during the cutting process. By doing so, the cutting pressure remains constant, enabling faster feed rates and longer tool life.

3. Trochoidal Milling

Trochoidal milling is a technique that involves using circular and loop-shaped toolpaths instead of traditional linear pass milling. This reduces heat and tool wear, enabling the use of higher cutting speeds and improving overall efficiency.

Expert Tips for Successful CNC Operations

To further improve your CNC machining, turning, and milling processes, consider these expert tips:

1. Invest in high-quality cutting tools: Using high-quality cutting tools significantly improves machining performance, resulting in longer tool life and better surface finishes.

2. Proper workholding: Using appropriate workholding solutions helps ensure the workpiece remains firmly in place during machining, reducing the potential for errors and wasted materials.

3. Regular machine maintenance: Ensuring that your CNC machines are well-calibrated and regularly serviced can help to maintain accuracy and prevent costly downtime.

As CNC manufacturing continues to evolve, so do the techniques and technologies used to optimize these processes. By implementing the advanced methods described in this blog post, you can take your CNC machining, turning, and milling operations to new heights of efficiency, accuracy, and productivity.

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What is CNC Turning

CNC turning is a process that involves using computer numerical control (CNC) machines to shape and finish various materials, such as metals and plastics, into desired shapes and sizes.
This process is typically used in the manufacturing industry to produce precision parts and components for a wide range of applications, including automotive, automation, aerospace, medical, machinery, and industrial.

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Asianstar Professional CNC Turning Service

Asianstar CNC turning Service offers precision machining for a wide range of materials, including metals, plastics, and composites. With high level facilities and skillful operators, we can produce high-quality parts with tight tolerances and intricate designs.

Our CNC turning capabilities allow us to produce parts with diameters ranging from 0.5 mm to 480mm and lengths up to 450mm. We offer both single and multi-axis turning, as well as live tooling options for added complexity and accuracy.

We use proven processes and quality control measures to ensure that every part we produce meets our clients' specifications and expectations.

Whether you need a single prototype or high-volume production runs, our CNC turning service can provide the precision and reliability you need to get your project completed on time and on budget.

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Components Sizes of Asianstar CNC Turning Service

Unit (mm) Min Max
Out Diameter 0.5 480
Inner Diameter (Hole) 0.3 465
Length 1.0 450
Groove Diameter 0.4 above
Thread M1.2 above

Components Tolerance of Asianstar CNC Turning Service

Unit (mm) Tolerance according to sizes
Height Tolerance Diameter Size 0.5 to 3 3 to 6 6 to 30 30 to 120 120 to300 300 to480
Tolerance ±0.003 ±0.010 ±0.020 ±0.030 ±0.035 ±0.040
Length Tolerance Length Size 0.5 to 3 3 to 6 6 to 10 10 to 20 20 to 30 30 above
Tolerance ±0.010 ±0.020 ±0.250 ±0.250 ±0.030 ±0.035

Components shape and position tolerance of Asianstar CNC Turning Service

Tolerance Class followed Tolerance (mm)
Straightness and Flatness Verticality Symmetry
10 10 to 30 30 to 100 100 to 300 300 to 1000 1000 to 3000 to 100 100 to 300 300 to 1000 1000 to 3000 to 100 100 to 300 300 to 1000 1000 to 3000
H ±0.015 ±0.02 ±0.03 ±0.05 ±0.10 ±0.15 ±0.02 ±0.025 ±0.03 ±0.035 ±0.02 ±0.03 ±0.04 ±0.05

Capability of Asianstar CNC Turning Service

Type of Turning Machine Diameter Size (mm) Length Size (mm) Productivity (PCS/Month)
Auto Turning Machine Simple Turning Machine Multi Turning Machine Pin Turning Machine Min 0.5 Max 480 Min 1.0 Max 450 200’000/Item


Multiple Machining Processes

Multiple Machining Processes

Asianstar has various machining processes to support different types of components from client, we can choose the best suitable manufacturing solution to carry result in perfect performance and cheap cost

Flexible Custom Service

Flexible Custom Service

With skillful machining technologies, Asianstar is flexible to support clients on different materials and different structures of the components, we also flexible on the components quantities and even assembly

Create Designing for Clients

Create Designing for Clients

Not only producing according to clients drawings, Asianstar also propose the better designing to clients, supporting clients to buildup improved designing or even new generation components

Standard Procedures

Standard Procedures

Asianstar production, as experienced by many years, is strictly following internal Standard Operating Procedures, to make sure the production schedule is smooth and plans are well carried out well without accidents

Standard Procedures

Standard Procedures

Asianstar strictly controlling product quality by system. We start QC controlling from production plan once setting up, to production process by monitoring QC checking and until the final Inspection before packing

Fast Lead-Time Delivery

Fast Lead-Time Delivery

Asianstar strictly control the production processes, teams keep the plan moving ahead according to the procedures, we have internal time management schedule which mostly bring earlier lead-time of delivery

Asianstar: Professional CNC Machining Supplier

From year of 2005, Asianstar Company establish the CNC Machining Factory in Guangdong Province, China.
We mostly provide CNC Turning, Milling, Drilling, Grinding, and Multi Machining processes service on various materials.
With the Belief of becoming a key supplier in the supply-chain of Precision Components, we strictly control our product quality, keep high precision on our components production, buildup the whole-process QC System and submit the satisfaction for every order.
By long term development, we have buildup partnership with world-wide clients, supporting our partners in Designing, Optimizing, Producing and Testing on each type of components.


CNC Turning Service

CNC Turning Service

Our CNC Turning Service provides different sizes of roll shape work-pieces, the diameter range is from 0.5mm to 480mm, reaching tolerance +/-0.003mm.

CNC Milling Service

CNC Milling Service

Our milling machines and CNC centers are able to produce complicated structure part, five-axis devices produce multi-sides at one-time jag which bring high precision result

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Sheet Metal Fabrication

Our Sheet Metal Fabrication provides slicing, punching, bending, welding, painting and assembling for set products, unique tooling for each project to raise production efficiency

Aluminum Extrusion

Aluminum Extrusion

Our Aluminum Extrusion brings clients various shapes of aluminum parts, high efficiency for mass quantity, our precision extrusion mold control tolerance within 0.01mm

Forging Service

Forging Service

For some steel serious products, we apply Forging Service to make out their outer shape and them use CNC devices to start drilling, forming, rolling, cutting, etc.

Finishing Service

Finishing Service

Our Surface Finishing Service uses chemical or electro post-treatments after machining tasks are finished, normally includes Oxide, Anodizing, Passivation, E-Plating, Painting,etc.


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