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

CNC Turning in Irving, TX | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in Irving, 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 CNC turning centers, lathes, 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 our facility 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 discuss your CNC turning in Irving, TX, project in more detail or to find out about partnering with Roberson Machine Company, please contact us or call 573-646-3996.

CNC Machine Turning Services in Irving, 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 primary turning services in Irving, 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, and other product materials

By utilizing automated CNC machining and CAD/CAM software, our turning services are capable of taking solid and raw material and drilling, milling, tapping, boring, threading, or engraving 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 Irving. Contact our team today to get started.

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts in Irving, TX – Benefits & Applications

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 works best in these applications:

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

All industries including commercial, automotive, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turned machine parts; however, the aeronautical and medical sectors—where precision is highly critical— may benefit the most. The pieces manufactured for these industries can range from simple rings to complex curved components and more. 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 Irving, TX, can do for you!


Lathe Machine vs. Turning Center

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

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

CNC turning centers can have 3, 4, or 5-axes (including a Y-axis) as well as multiple turrets and sub-spindles. They are usually slant-bed type and have full-machine enclosures that keep the chips and any coolant splashing inside the machine. These types of machines may be able to provide more versatile capabilities and applications, such as turning, drilling, tapping, and milling. 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 Irving, TX | Roberson Machine Company

As an industry leader in turning, machining, and milling services, we have a deep understanding on what our customers need for sustainable success. We are able to choose the right machining service to meet your production goals on time and within budget.

To discuss your production goals or request a quote for CNC turning in Irving, TX, and CNC machining services, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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