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CNC turning machine using a cutting tool to shape a CNC machined part

CNC Turning in Corpus Christi, TX | CNC Turning Center & Lathe Machine

CNC turning services in Corpus Christi, TX. As a leading contract manufacturer of precision-machined products across the country, the turning services at Roberson Machine Company deliver not just faster parts, but more accurate and impeccable results every time.

With our factory space housing lathes, CNC turning centers, and the most state-of-the-art CNC machining technologies, we are able to produce thousands of identical pieces with exact specifications in as little amount of time as possible. Our quality management system allows us to complete every project—from concepting all the way to shipping—in the most efficient manner possible.

As your premier contract manufacturing partner, we can handle any short, medium, and long-run productions! To talk about your CNC turning in Corpus Christi, TX, project in more detail or to find out about partnering with Roberson Machine Company, do not hesitate to contact us or call 573-646-3996.

CNC Machine Turning Services in Corpus Christi, TX

At Roberson Machine Company, we specialize in horizontal CNC turning, which is an intricate, rapid method of creating custom machinery for many different applications.

Our premier turning services in Corpus Christi, TX, include:

  • Hard turning
  • Long turning up to 48 inches in length
  • Large, medium, and short runs
  • Prototyping
  • Tight tolerances
  • Short lead times
  • Capability to machine most alloys, metals, certain types of plastics, as well as many other materials

By utilizing automated CNC machining and CAD/CAM software, our turning services are capable of taking a solid chunk of raw material and milling, drilling, tapping, threading, engraving, or boring it to create a ready-to-ship, finished product — all without common operator errors.

We want to be your contract manufacturer of choice when it comes to CNC lathe machine services in Corpus Christi. Contact our team today to get started.

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts Corpus Christi – Applications & Benefits

CNC turning is a process that “turns” the workpiece while metal is shaved away in a quick series of motions, allowing us to produce a large number of well-finished, identical components in a short period of time. Using a manufacturing technology that dates back to the Egyptians called a “lathe,” a bar of material is held on a chuck that rotates at a high RPM while a single-point tool cuts into it to create the desired end shape.

CNC turning may work best in these common applications:

  • Your part has diameters or is round, tubular, or cylindrical in shape
  • You have a lot of parts that need to be produced
  • You have strict time restraints
  • You require free range of motion to make everything from straightforward to complex designs
  • You want each piece to conform to the same precise specifications

All industries including automotive, commercial, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turned machine parts; however, the aeronautical and medical sectors—in which precision is highly important— may benefit the most. The pieces created for these industries can range from simple rings to complex curved components and beyond. Examples include pulleys, knobs, bars, tubes, bellows, flanges, bushings, shafts,etc.

CNC turning can be used in many different ways — contact us to see what CNC turning in Corpus Christi, TX, can do for you!


Turning Center vs. Lathe Machine

At Roberson Machine Company, we utilize both lathes and turning centers on our factory floor, which gives us the capability to manufacture most parts you need; however, there are distinct differences between these types of machines:

Lathe machines have two axes (X and Z-axis), one spindle, and can be flat-bed type making them generally simpler machines.

CNC turning centers can have 3, 4, or 5-axes (including a Y-axis) in addition to multiple turrets and sub-spindles. They are usually slant-bed type and have full-machine enclosures to keep coolant splashes and chips inside the machine. These types of machines may be able to provide more versatile capabilities and applications, such as milling, drilling, and tapping. Plus, due to the fact that they are completely controlled by a computer, the CNC turning center is able to have great precision when moving on all axes at once.

A turning center can come in both horizontal and vertical structures, with horizontal being the most common for a number of reasons. In these types of applications, a horizontally-oriented spindle allows gravity to make any metal chips fall into the bed below, which means the workpiece can be kept clean during the cutting process.


Best CNC Turning in Corpus Christi, TX | Roberson Machine Company

As a leading provider of machining, turning, and milling services, our team knows what our clients require for long-term and sustainable success. We are able to choose the right machining service to meet your production targets within your budget and on time.

To discuss your production goals or request a quote for CNC turning in Corpus Christi, TX, and CNC machine services of all kinds, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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