CNC machining is proving to be one of the most popular and impactful manufacturing processes in the industry. It’s faster than its competitors, such as additive manufacturing, and it also can prototype or make adjustments to work-pieces quickly, which boosts the efficiency and productivity of one’s manufacturing process. Unlike injection molding, CNC machining allows for more flexibility in design changes, and since it can cut material very precisely, there’s less waste when creating a workpiece. And because CNC machines are automated, they can run 24/7 if needed and don’t require as much labor, which can further reduce costs.
- The CNC machining market is expected to exceed $100 billion by the year 2025.
- The benefits of CNC is that it is speedy, consistent, precise and versatile.
- In the future, CNC will have greater automation and increased internet connectivity.
“CNC machines are not done evolving yet. There are a number of future developments that may further boost their abilities on the shop floor.”