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

CNC Turning in Maryland Heights, MO | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in Maryland Heights, MO. 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 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 way 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 Maryland Heights, MO, project in more detail or to learn more about partnering with Roberson Machine Company, please contact us or call 573-646-3996.

CNC Turning Services Maryland Heights, MO

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 Maryland Heights, MO, 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 metals, alloys, 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 turning, milling, drilling, boring, engraving, tapping, or threading 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 Maryland Heights. Contact our team today to get started.

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts in Maryland Heights, MO – Benefits & Applications

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. A bar of metal is held in place by a “lathe,” which is one of the oldest manufacturing technologies in the world. It is then rotated at a high RPM while the single point cutting tool creates the designed end shape.

CNC turning works best in these applications:

  • Your part has diameters or is round, tubular, or cylindrical in shape
  • You have a large volume of parts
  • You have strict time restraints
  • You need free range of motion to make everything from complex to straightforward designs
  • You want 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—in which attention to detail is highly critical— may benefit the most. The products manufactured 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.

CNC turning can be used in many different ways — contact us to see what CNC turning in Maryland Heights, MO, can do for you!


Turning Center vs. Lathe Machine

At Roberson Machine Company, we have both lathes and turning centers in our facility, which gives us the unique advantage to build most of the components you need; however, there are key differences between these types of machines:

Lathe machines have one spindle, two axes (X and Z-axis), 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) in addition to multiple turrets and sub-spindles. They are commonly 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 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 may 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 Maryland Heights, MO | Roberson Machine Company

As a leading provider of turning, machining, and milling services, we have a deep understanding on what our customers need for sustainable success. We are able to choose the best 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 Maryland Heights, MO, and CNC machine services of all kinds, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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