We are continuing our series of articles discussing why precision CNC machining is considered the gold standard in aerospace parts manufacturing. Our previous article discussed how precision CNC machining is used to meet the exact specifications and tolerances of a project. Today, we will look at another reason why precision CNC machining is used in prototypes to production manufacturing and contract manufacturing for aerospace parts.
Consistency and repeatability are key in the aerospace industry. Every aircraft component must meet the same standards and tolerances, regardless of when it was manufactured or by whom. Achieving this level of consistency and repeatability is challenging, but precision CNC machining helps make it possible.
CNC machines are able to produce complex parts with consistent and repeatable accuracy. Once a part is programmed into a CNC machine, it can produce that same part over and over, without any variation. This precision ensures that every part of an aircraft operates exactly as it was designed to, without any unexpected deviations in performance.
Additionally, repeatability in precision CNC machining results in quicker turnaround times for parts. If a part needs to be replaced, the process can be completed rapidly and efficiently because the machine can consistently create identical parts.
Our next article will discuss more reasons why precision CNC machining is used the production of aerospace parts.
JW Machine has an extensive line of precision CNC machining capabilities, giving us the ability to deliver high quality contract manufacturing and prototypes to production manufacturing projects for our clients. We are an ISO 9001/AS 9100 certified machine shop, making us a preferred manufacturing facility for the aerospace industry. Some of our precision CNC machining processes include laser cutting, laser engraving, small part machining, close tolerance machining, CNC milling, CNC turning and more. Give us a call to discuss your upcoming precision CNC machining project today!