Astro Machine Works continues to add the most advanced Machine Tools for increasing demand and continuous improvement. Coming this December to Astro is the INTEGREX e-670H Multi-Tasking 5-Axis Machining Center, a complete fusion of CNC turning center and machining center, forming by far the most advanced Multi-Tasking machine in the industry. Delivering precision and performance […]

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Categories: CNC Machining, Press Releases

Industrial components require precise engineering and timely turnaround. To adhere to these strict standards, many sectors use computer numerical control (CNC) machines to create the custom parts they need. These industries require reliable, well-made parts with a high level of precision. Common CNC industrial applications include parts for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries. CNC […]

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Categories: CNC Machining

Table of Contents What is 5-Axis Machining? History of 5-Axis Machining The 5-Axis Machining Process Common Applications for 5-Axis Machining 5-axis machining is an advanced cutting method that creates some of the highest quality parts. It runs with computer numerical control (CNC) technology. While previously reserved for only the highest-budgeted manufacturers, 5-axis machining has come a […]

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Categories: CNC Machining

When a manufacturing business doesn’t have specific in-house CNC machining abilities, they’ll contract these tasks out to other companies to save money and time. Costs for in-house machining include expensive equipment, experienced workers, and space to house the new operation. In contrast, contract manufacturing can be done with the same level of quality and more […]

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Categories: CNC Machining, Contract Manufacturing

Table of Contents Similarities Differences Benefits of CNC Machining Over 3D Printing As technology advances and revolutionizes engineering and machinery, you want to know you’re using the best equipment and leading your business forward. Some of these advancements are in computer numeric control (CNC) machining and 3D printing. They both work with different materials. But […]

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Categories: 3D printing, CNC Machining

CNC machining is a manufacturing process in which pre-programmed computer software dictates the movement of factory tools and machinery. The process can be used to control a range of complex machinery, from grinders and lathes to mills and routers. With CNC machining, three-dimensional cutting tasks can be accomplished in a single set of prompts. Short […]

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Categories: CNC Machining