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What is Computer Numerical Control (CNC)?

What is Computer Numerical Control (CNC)?

What is Numerical Control? Numerical control (NC) is a form of programmable automation in which the processing equipment is controlled by means of numbers, letters, and other symbols. The numbers, letters, and symbols are coded in an appropriate format to define a program of instructions for a particular work-part or job. When the job changes, the program of instructions is ... Read More »

Functions in Manufacturing

Functions in Manufacturing

There are certain basic functions that must be carried out to convert raw materials into finished product. For a firm engaged in making discrete products, the functions are: 1. Processing 2. Assembly 3. Material handling and storage 4. Inspection and test 5. Control   The first four of these functions are the physical activities mentioned in unit 1 that touch ... Read More »

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