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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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Over that time, IPC has defined and published multiple data format specifications that vied to streamline the process of transferring data from design tools to numerically controlled manufacturing and test equipment.
Key words: position loop gain, analytical calculation, feed drive, numerically controlled machine tool.
The facility uses the latest computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines, which are used for milling, punching, sheet cutting, and cylinder winding.
won a silver medal in computer numerically controlled machining.
The swiss-type turning machines include nine Citizen Cincom (Citizen Numerically Controlled machines) single spindle units and one multi-spindle Euroturn installed during a four-month period.
The fully numerically controlled electronic system ensures the mechanism is perfectly synchronised with the speed of the conveyor, and handling power is 32 bits, with capacity to perform 8 tasks simultaneously.
000 Horizontal lathes with 1,157 971 numerically controlled 21,879
The unit integrates a 48-bit programmable carrier numerically controlled oscillator, a high speed 14-hit digital-to-analog converter and a comparator circuit for square-wave generation into a single 48-pin LQFP package, and is suitable for use in point-to-point microwave systems, wireless local loop, LMDS, MMDS, satellite terminals, communications instrumentation, cable modems, NTSC/PAL video systems and last-mile wireless applications.
numerically controlled tools) and nonadopters of advanced technologies, plants that use fabrication and assembly technologies in combination with programmable control and integrated control technologies perform much better.
He explained that the company, through a strategic alliance with a polyethylene supplier, is now able to mix its own components, extrude the plastic into sheets and through a computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine, execute a variety of cutting board designs.
The second group consists of numerically controlled machines, which are more highly automated than their conventional counterparts.
As part of their submission, four shordisted tenderers were required to build a 3 x 8 metre piece of wall using only numerically controlled computer milling.