The 14th episode in CTE's Robotics Results video series shows CNC machine-tending robots in action. Supplied by Fusion | RoboJob-USA President Craig Zoberis, the video is a supplement to his latest Robotics Results column, "The Acceptance Cycle," which appears in the March 2023 issue of CTE magazine.
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.
Discipline involving self-actuating and self-operating devices. Robots frequently imitate human capabilities, including the ability to manipulate physical objects while evaluating and reacting appropriately to various stimuli. See industrial robot; robot.