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

CNC Turning in Tampa, FL | Lathe Machine & CNC Turning Center

CNC turning services in Tampa, FL. 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 cutting-edge 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 manner possible.

Let us handle your short, medium, and long-run productions as well as all of your other manufacturing needs! To tell us about your CNC turning in Tampa, FL, 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 Tampa, FL

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

CNC Turning Machined Parts


CNC Lathe Machined Parts Tampa – 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 are under strict time limits
  • You need free range of motion to make everything from straightforward to complex designs
  • You want each piece to conform to the same precise specifications

All industries including automotive, commercial, and oil and energy can benefit from CNC turned machine parts; 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 rings to complex curved components and more. Examples include bellows, bars, tubes, shafts, knobs, pulleys, bushings, flanges, etc.

A CNC turning machine can certainly be used in a variety of ways to meet your needs — contact us to see what CNC turning in Tampa, FL, 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 unique advantage to create most parts you need; however, there are distinct differences between these types of machines:

Lathe machines have two axes (X and Z-axis), one spindle, and may 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 sub-spindles and multiple turrets. They are usually slant-bed type and have full-machine enclosures that keep coolant splashes and chips inside the machine. There are many versatile applications these types of machines offer, including 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 can come in both vertical and horizontal structures, with horizontal being the most common for a number of reasons. In these types of applications, the spindle is horizontally-oriented and tools are mounted out of the side of the tool holder. Gravity causes the metal chips to fall to the bed below, which keeps the piece clean during cutting.


Best CNC Turning in Tampa, FL | Roberson Machine Company

As a leading provider of machining, turning, and milling services, we have a deep understanding on what our customers need for sustainable success. We can choose the best machining service to meet your production targets within your budget and on time.

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


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