Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.
Renishaw supports all of its probing hardware with easy to use software that compliments the full potential of machine tool probing applications.
Smartphone apps provide information at a user's fingertips in a simple, convenient format. Our free-of-charge apps are perfect for new and less experienced users. On-machine apps can be seamlessly integrated with a wide range of CNC controls. Apps are installed onto a Microsoft® Windows®-based CNC control or a Windows tablet connected to the control via Ethernet. With touch interaction and intuitive design, smartphone and on-machine apps provide significant benefits to machine tool probe users.