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

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

CNC turning services in Lubbock, TX. As a top manufacturer of machine parts for companies across the nation, Roberson Machine Company’s turning services can deliver parts faster and more accurate than ever before.

With thousands of square feet to house CNC turning centers, lathes, and the most advanced 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 prototyping all the way to shipping—in the most efficient way possible.

Let us handle your short, medium, and long-run productions as well as all of your other manufacturing needs! To talk about your CNC turning in Lubbock, 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 Lubbock, 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 premier turning services in Lubbock, 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, and other product materials

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

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

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts Lubbock – 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 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 need free range of motion to make everything from straightforward to complex designs
  • You need each piece to conform to the same precise specifications

All industries including automotive, commercial, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turning; however, the aeronautical and medical sectors—in which attention to detail is highly important— may benefit the most. The products manufactured 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 Lubbock, TX, can do for you!


Lathe Machine vs. Turning Center

At Roberson Machine Company, we have both lathes and turning centers on our factory floor, which gives us the competitive advantage to build most parts you need; however, there are key differences between these CNC machining products:

Lathe machines have two axes (X and Z-axis), one spindle, and may 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 commonly 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. 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 vertical and horizontal structures, with horizontal being the most common for a number of reasons. For example, 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 Lubbock, TX | Roberson Machine Company

As a leading provider of turning, machining, 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 discuss your production goals or request a quote for CNC turning in Lubbock, TX, and CNC machine services of all kinds, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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