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

CNC Turning in El Paso, TX | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in El Paso, 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 thousands of square feet to house CNC turning centers, lathes, and the most cutting-edge CNC machining technologies, we have the capacity to turn out thousands of identical components in a short amount of time, even with the most demanding specifications. Our quality management system allows us to complete each project—from concepting all the way to shipping—in the most efficient manner possible.

Let us handle your short, medium, and long-run productions as well as all of your other manufacturing needs! To tell us about your CNC turning in El Paso, TX, project in more detail or to find out about partnering with Roberson Machine Company, please contact us or call 573-646-3996.

CNC Turning Services El Paso, TX

Turning is an intricate, rapid method to create custom machinery for any industry or application, and our team is proud to offer a variety of horizontal CNC turning services.

Our primary turning services in El Paso, TX, include:

  • Hard turning
  • Long turning up to 48 inches in length
  • Large, medium, and short runs
  • Prototyping
  • Tight tolerances
  • Short lead times
  • Ability to turn 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 turning, milling, drilling, boring, engraving, tapping, or threading it to create a ready-to-ship, finished product — all without common operator errors.

Let us be your valued contract manufacturing partner for CNC lathe machine services in El Paso. Contact our team today to get started.

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts in El Paso, TX – Applications & Benefits

CNC turning is when a workpiece is “turned” at a high speed while metal is shaved away quickly which, in turn, allows our team to manufacture thousands of identical, well-finished parts in a relatively short amount 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 cylindrical, tubular, or round in shape
  • You have a large volume of parts
  • You are under strict time limits
  • You want free range of motion to make everything from complex to straightforward designs
  • You need each piece to conform to the same exacting specifications

All industries including automotive, commercial, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turning; however, the aeronautical and medical sectors—where attention to detail is extremely critical— may benefit the most. The products created for these industries can range from simple gears to complex curved components and beyond. Examples include bars, tubes, knobs, pulleys, bellows, flanges, shafts, bushings, etc.

A CNC turning machine can certainly be used in a variety of ways to meet your needs — contact us to see what CNC turning in El Paso, TX, can do for you!


Lathe Machine vs. Turning Center

At Roberson Machine Company, we have both lathes and turning centers in our facility, which gives us the capability to create most parts you need; however, there are key differences between these CNC machining products:

Lathe machines have one spindle, two axes (X and Z-axis), and may 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 commonly slant-bed type and have full-machine enclosures to keep coolant splashes and chips inside the machine. There are many versatile applications these types of machines offer, including turning, tapping, drilling, and milling. Also, because they are completely controlled by a computer, a turning center can move on all axes simultaneously and with great precision.

A turning center may come in both horizontal and vertical structures, with horizontal being commonly used for a number of reasons. In these types of applications, the spindle is horizontally-oriented and tools are mounted out of the side of the tool holder. Gravity causes the metal chips to fall to the bed below, which keeps the piece clean during cutting.


Best CNC Turning in El Paso, 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 can choose the best machining service to meet your production targets on time and within budget.

To tell us more about your project or to request a quote for CNC turning in El Paso, TX, and CNC machine services of all kinds, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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