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Computer Numeric Control (CNC) is the automation of machine tools that are operated by precisely programmed commands encoded on a storage medium (computer command module, usually located on the device) as opposed to controlled manually by hand wheels or levers, or mechanically automated by cams alone. Most NC today is computer (or computerized) numerical control (CNC), in which computers play an integral part of the control.

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Answer from my MechE friend Sam who doesn't have an account: First, I don't think you're going to have trouble with any CNC not having enough torque Second I don't think you'll need …
answered Jan 26 '13 by AlcubierreDrive
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as an electrode to spark-burn out a negative mold from hard steel. However, I do not have the equipment for EDM. Instead, I would prefer to directly CNC the negative mold. I know that a soft enough … endmill that is diamond-tipped, to work with harder steel, but then the limitation will probably be how much torque the CNC can produce on the endmill. What are some recommendations or links to helpful …
asked Jan 26 '13 by AlcubierreDrive