Multi Axis CNC Grand Rapids | 3, 4, or 5 axis CNC
Multi axis machining services in Grand Rapids, MI. With ability to cut along a number of different axes, you now have the power to create custom machined parts that accurately meet your exact requirements and strict specifications. The multi axis CNC machining services at Roberson Machine Company can be used in a variety of applications, industries, and businesses across the nation.
Whether you require an initial prototype or a short, medium, or long run of components, we have the ability to accurately meet your production targets on budget and on time. Tell us more about your multi axis CNC machining in Grand Rapids, MI project. Please contact us or call 573-646-3996.
Multi Axis CNC Machining Benefits
At Roberson Machine Company, we specialize in CNC machining, which stands for computer numerical control that simultaneously moves cutting tools along different axes to build a custom end shape.
In short, more axes results in more power. This type of enhanced machining capability allows for faster lead time and production turnaround with exceptional quality. It is an economical and efficient solution with various benefits, such as:
- Time and cost savings
- Increased productivity
- Greater accuracy and precision
- High cutting speeds
- Decreased tool vibration
- High-quality surface finish
- Enhanced product quality
All industries benefit from the power of more axes. For example, industries that have a need for simple parts (such as consumer and commercial) may use 3 and 4 axis machining; meanwhile, those that require complex designs in which accuracy is a matter of life and death (such as medical and aerospace) may use 5 axis CNC machines.
The capability to manufacture complex designs is potentially the single most important benefit of multi-axis CNC machining. Being able to produce parts using multiple arcs, throughputs, and angles that are impossible to form on regular CNC machines easily makes parts that contain both more complex designs and tighter tolerances. Grand Rapids, MI industries including the automotive and aerospace sectors trust Roberson Tool for their multi-axis machining needs, as they can rest assured that they will always get high-quality parts, made to their exact standards, and built to last.
Find out about all of our CNC machining services in Grand Rapids, MI. Contact us today to get your free quote.
5 Axis CNC Machine in Grand Rapids, MI
Traditional 3 axis machines move vertical on the Y-axis, sideways on the X-axis, and back-and-forth on the Z-axis; on the other hand, with 5 axis machining, you can also get two additional axes on top of these: the table rotation (C-axis) and the tilting table (A-axis). With the spindle head being closer to the workpiece, you can have shorter and tighter cutting tool control with less deflection and vibration. This, in turn, improves surface finishing.
5-axis CNC machines may also operate in what is known as “3+2” mode. This is defined as when the two table axes are non-functional, placing the work piece or cutting tool into a fixed position. 3+2 mode lets parts that would normally be machined on a 3-axis CNC machine to be made on equipment that does not require as many setup changes, special fixtures, or as much downtime. It also allows parts that have holes or unique features on multiple elements to be produced faster and with more consistency.
By consolidating the machining into one set-up, you can increase production throughput and accuracy while reducing costly work fixtures, overall waste, and cycle time. With so many different directions of work achievable with 5-axis machines, some may believe that they should only be used for specialty projects. This is not true as they can still be used for everything from highly complicated parts to relatively simple parts.
Contact us to see what 5 axis CNC in Grand Rapids, MI can do for you!
4 Axis and 3 Axis CNC Milling Services in Grand Rapids
We are proud to use 3 and 4 axis machining to tackle any job, not matter how demanding. At Roberson Machine Company, we are committed to continual investment in state-of-the-art equipment, innovative technology, ongoing industry training, and experienced machinists.
Everything we do is rigorously quality-checked at every stage, which enables us to not only deliver exceptional components every time, but to also continually improve our processes and discover new opportunities to cut costs. It is our mission to keep prices competitive without ever compromising on the quality of the end product.
Best 5 Axis CNC Machining Services in Grand Rapids, MI | Roberson Machine Company
As a leading provider of CNC milling services and all types of machining for more than two decades, we can consistently meet or exceed your machining expectations.
The experienced engineering team at Roberson Tool is ready to tackle your Grand Rapids, MI multi-axis machining project. We own our whole facility, which allows us to save the money other engineering firms would spend on rent and instead use those funds to constantly improve our equipment. As an ISO 9001-certified machine shop, all of our employees put quality first and foremost and we are committed to offer the best possible customer service. Our machine shop is also centrally located near a major cargo airport, multiple railway lines, and several interstate highways, allowing for our Grand Rapids customers to get premium parts on time, regardless of deadlines.