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Unveiling the Magic Behind CNC Turning and Milling

Welcome to the wonderful world of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) technology - where precision meets efficiency and creativity manifest itself into tangible objects.

CNC: A Brief Introduction

CNC refers to the automation of machine tools with extremely high accuracy. CNC turning and milling machines are the robotic hands carving out intricate details on pieces of raw material. These computer-controlled machines have revolutionised production lines, permeating a variety of industries from metalworking and woodworking to plastic production and electronic manufacturing.

The Amazing World of CNC Turning

In the CNC turning process, a cutting tool travels linearly while the workpiece rotates around its axis. This sublime ballet of metal on metal carves out symmetrically round objects like cones, cylinders and contours. Its flexibility and simplicity make it a major real-player in the manufacturing process across industries.

As it cuts the material, CNC turning creates a smooth, polished surface finish ready for the additional detailing if needed. This form of machining is ideal for creating intricate parts and components found in various products, from automotive parts to musical instruments.

Mastering the Art of CNC Milling

Where CNC turning spins the workpiece, CNC milling rotates the cutting tool. This process cuts the workpiece located on the table with varying directions and depths, helping to carve out complex shapes and details. It can operate on a variety of axes, enabling the creation of a wide spectrum of parts and components for industries like aerospace, automotive, and electronics.

CNC milling machines a mind-boggling variety of items, from the keys on your computer keyboard to the aerospace vehicles. Arguably one of the most versatile types of CNC, milling allows multi-axis movement, creating 3D shapes as well as making holes, slots, and notches.

Let's Talk Tech: The Components of CNC Machines

With a brief understanding of what the machines do, let's beeline into machine anatomy. In the heart of these machines lies the "controller". This is the computer, where all the magic truly happens. The controller interprets the CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) file and commands the machine accordingly.

Other key components include the spindle (which carries out the cutting), the bed (where the workpiece is placed), and the cutting tools of various shapes and sizes. The tool turret houses the different cutting tools and spins to select the most appropriate tool for each job.

A Closer Look at CNC Turning

There are numerous types of CNC turning centres, each serving a different purpose. Some of them include:

1. The Horizontal Turning Center: In this machine, the tool's cutting movements are opposite to gravity, facilitating the removal of waste material.

2. The Vertical Turning Center: Here, the cutting actions follow gravity's direction, enabling the cutting of large and heavy workpieces.

Diving Deeper into CNC Milling

Similarly, CNC milling machines also come with a variety of options:

1. Vertical Milling Machines: These machines have a vertical spindle are most commonly used in home and hobby shop.

2. Horizontal Milling Machines: With their spindle oriented horizontally are ideal for high volume work.

3. Turret Mills: It has a spindle in a fixed position vertically and the table can move parallel back and forth.

The Evolution of CNC

From its humble beginnings in the mid-20th century, CNC technology has evolved exponentially. The early machines were programmed using punched tape or cards. Today, CAD and CAM software are used for precise programming.

From here, the future of CNC machines lies in Closed Loop Manufacturing. This automated process cuts out human error and leads to a increase in accuracy and productivity. In conclusion, one thing is certain: CNC turning and milling is an ongoing journey of innovation and discovery. It's a world in which the only constant is change.

CNC: A Reflection on Its Impact

Stepping out of the spotlight and looking at the broader picture, CNC turning and milling have reshaped our worldview. It has directly influenced industries and indirectly touched our lives.

As you use your smartphone or drive your car, pause for a moment. Consider the unseen tech and human ingenuity that brought these products to your hands - in the form of CNC turning and milling. It's not just machines and technology - it*s an art form reflecting human innovation and creativity.

So raise a glass (likely CNC milled) in the spirit of continuous human innovation and dive into the rich, nuanced world of CNC turning and milling - where precision, efficiency, and creativity harmonize into the tangible products of our daily lives.

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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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