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

CNC Turning in Reno, NV | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in Reno, NV. 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 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 manner 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 Reno, NV, 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 Reno, NV

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 Reno, NV, 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 metals, alloys, certain types of plastics, and other product materials

By utilizing CAD/CAM software and automated CNC machining, 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 finished, ready-to-ship product — all without operator handling errors.

We want to be your contract manufacturer of choice when it comes to CNC lathe machine services in Reno. Contact our team today to get started.

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts Reno – 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 may work best in these common applications:

  • Your part has diameters or is cylindrical, round, or tubular in shape
  • You have a large volume of parts
  • You have strict time restraints
  • You want 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 commercial, automotive, 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 created for these industries can range from simple rings to complex curved components and beyond. Examples include bellows, bars, tubes, shafts, knobs, pulleys, bushings, flanges, etc.

CNC turning can be used in many different ways — contact us to see what CNC turning in Reno, NV, 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 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 generally simpler machines.

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 turning, tapping, drilling, 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 horizontal and vertical structures, with horizontal being commonly used 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 Reno, NV | 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 are able to choose the best machining service to meet your production goals within your budget and on time.

To discuss your production goals or request a quote for CNC turning in Reno, NV, and CNC machine services of all kinds, contact Roberson Machine Company or call 573-646-3996.


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