numerical control


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numerical control

a system of controlling an automatic machine by means of a programme of instructions (often COMPUTER based) which relate to the particular operations being performed on a component. Machines which are operated by numerical control usually work with greater speed and accuracy than machines operated by hand and are particularly suited to MASS PRODUCTION OR PRODUCTION LINE manufacture.
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Today, numerical control is still very much the way it was envisioned by the Air Force more than half a century ago, with the significant exception that the role of the operator is generally acknowledged as essential for CNC success.
But the lathe numerical control machine is again overload and the conveyor C1 is always full.
Exhibit 2: Global Computer Numerical Control Solutions Market by Product Segmentation 2012
China Innovation, China Trends and (transliterated as China Oriental Numerical Control Company Limited), a subsidiary of CNIGC in the PRC, entered into a Letter of Intent today after the morning trading session.
Object of the contract is the supply, installation and commissioning of an EDM machine with numerical control for micro milling and micro.
com/buy-cutting_tool/ ), called numerical control cutters, are an integral part of modern numeric manufacturing technology.
They are immersed in real-world topics like team structure, safety standards, parts runs, 3-D simulation and numerical control programming, which tells the machines what to do.
The expansion will also include a full complement of new prebake ovens, computerized numerical control (CNC) machines and Tempcraft presses.
Oxnard, CA, a leading manufacturer of computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools.
The work under this contract will consist primarily of precision machining and related numerical control programming services, and will be performed at TomaHawk's Engineering, Manufacturing and Metrology Center in San Diego.
Others might want to go into inspection, sales, programming or computer numerical control.
It has the flexibility of CNC with the speed of cam operation, and can manage 18 axes at one time with parallel numerical control (PNC).

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