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.
This Star Cutter Co. video highlights the company’s NXT 5-axis tool grinder, a versatile CNC machine featuring a small footprint and a large grind zone. The machine can run small and large diameter wheels and is designed in a modular fashion that offers quick adaptation to application requirements.