Evolution of CNC Machining

The first NC (numerical control) machines were built back in the 1940s. These machines relied on code which was manually punched into a data card and fed into a system that would interpret the data. These early NC machines were somewhat rudimentary and offered limited functionality. They were hardwired which made it impossible to change pre-set parameters.

Over the next several decades, technology improved and the idea of providing the NC machine with instructions digitally gained momentum. CNC or computer numerical control was born. CNC machining allowed for more accuracy, productivity, safety and efficiency. Additionally, there were less errors due to a decreased need for human interaction. Nowadays, CNC machining operates on at least 3 axes when milling a part. Modern CNC machines offer extreme precision and improved production volume.

At Pinecone CNC, we take CNC machining to another level by working with a wide range of materials. Some of the materials we work with include wood, plywood, MDF, laminates, plastics and more! We have a 4′ x 8′ Shop Sabre CNC for x/y/z axis milling as well as a 4th axis to make shapes in 360 degrees such as table or chair legs.

If you want to get started with your CNC machining project or learn more about our services and company, contact us by email at hello@pineconecnc.com or call (347) 351-8915. You can also schedule your session online.

We offer CNC services in Brooklyn, NYC and surrounding areas, and would love to help you out on your next project!