CNC Lathes & Turning Centers Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of computer numerical controlled (CNC) lathes and turning centers. CNC lathes and turning machines (also referred to as mills) are machine tools that rotate a work piece on its axis to perform activities such as cutting and drilling. These machines make fast precision cuts using indexable tools operated under automatic control, as opposed to being operated manually. Types of equipment include 5-axis machines, horizontal turning centers, vertical turning centers, double column machining centers, centering machines and chucking machines, among others. This report excludes manually operated lathes and turning centers.