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

CNC Turning in Phoenix, AZ | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in Phoenix, AZ. 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 our factory space housing lathes, CNC turning centers, and the most innovative 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 every project—from prototyping all the way to shipping—in the most efficient way possible.

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

CNC Turning Services Phoenix, AZ

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 Phoenix, AZ, 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 drilling, milling, tapping, boring, threading, or engraving it to create a finished, ready-to-ship product — all without common operator errors.

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

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts in Phoenix, AZ – 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 round, tubular, or cylindrical in shape
  • You have a large volume of parts
  • You have strict time limits
  • You want free range of motion to make everything from straightforward to complex designs
  • You need each piece to conform to the same exacting specifications

All industries including commercial, automotive, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turning; however, the aeronautical and medical sectors—in which precision is extremely critical— 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 Phoenix, AZ, 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 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 sub-spindles and multiple turrets. 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 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 may come in both vertical and horizontal 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 Phoenix, AZ | Roberson Machine Company

As an industry leader in machining, turning, and milling services, we have a deep understanding on what our customers need for sustainable success. We can 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 Phoenix, AZ, and CNC machining services, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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