Frequently Asked Questions

What is Multi Axis Machining?

Answered by Brad Roberson in Multi Axis Machining on Apr 20, 2023.

Frequently Asked Questions About Multi Axis Machining Services from Roberson Tool

1. What is multi axis machining?

A typical CNC machining process utilizes up to three axes for the work. Multi axis machining adds a fourth or even fifth axis to the process. This not only provides a great deal of versatility it opens up an entire world of machining options.

2. What does a multi axis machining center do?

A multi axis machine can rotate the workpiece for the cutting tool. Also, the cutting tool has the capacity to move in many directions.

3. What size capabilities do you offer?

Our machines can handle sizes as large as (mills 40” X 15” X 15” depending on shape and weight of part. Lathe 10 inch round by 4 foot long)

4. What kind of tolerances can be expected using multi axis machining?

We can consistently give you tolerances of (+/- .0005)

5. What are the advantages of these services?

Multi axis machining from Roberson Machine Company can create a wide range of parts. Thanks to CNC technology and a lot of versatility, it can create a complex part in just one process. For example, the machine shapes or cuts every side of the part according to the customer’s specifications. This results in:

  • Lower costs for you
  • Quick turnaround times
  • Precision work
  • High quality

6. Which industries benefit from multi axis machining?

Many industries benefit from our 4 and 5 axis machining services. For example, we serve the oil/gas, dental, medical, energy, and aerospace industries.

7. How much does multi axis machining cost?

Roberson Machine Company offers some of the most affordable high-quality services in the industry today. Call us now at 1-573-646-3996 to discuss prices or reach out for an online quote.


Brad Roberson / 

Brad Roberson is one of the owners of Roberson Machine Company. Please feel free to contact us to receive a quote or ask any questions you may have.

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