The Era of cnc Machining Services: A Boon or a Bane

Cnc machining services are bringing a new era of manufacturing and production with their extremely high-tech and precise job. The industries are going gaga over the process and many of them are turning towards applying the CNC manufacturing techniques to their production. Not only has it proved itself with the practical uses and the many benefits that it has, but it is also the new trend in the market and people are giving in a lot of effort to become a part of it. The process can be used to manufacture almost all the machinery that we use in today’s world, be it from the medical industry, the automobile industry, computers, robotics, and many more.

Advantages:

  • The machines that are used in CNC machining process can be used for 24 hours and 365 days that too in a go. The best thing is that they are actually required to be switched for maintenance that happens only once in a while.
  • What makes the CNC process so interesting in that it cancreate hundreds or thousands of machine designs, which gives us a new design every time we want it. Also, the products that would be designed differently can belong to the same category and have the same features, and even then the machine can produce a unique design each time.
  • It works great for improving the employment status of the area by providing job opportunities to workers and engineers those are very skilled. The use of the machine is easy; therefore, it doesn’t require a high level of supervision.
  • The CNC machinery can be controlled, operated and maintained without much struggle as it’s working can be taken care of through the software itself on which it runs, rather than opening up the entire machine and figuring out where the fault lies.

A coin always has two sides and so does cnc machining services. There are many advantages of the process but so are disadvantages.

Disadvantages:

  • Apart from having so many benefits of the cnc machining services over the conventional ones, the machine costs a lot to the manufacturers. The reason being a new technology in the market along with the practical uses it offers.
  • Due to the advanced technology and the ease provided to the labors and workers, the skills that the engineers and workers from the older generations acquired suffer the risk of getting lost. The workers thata CNC machine would require would not require so many skills and can easily earn, this also comes as an unfair advantage to them when compared to workers of the conventional machines.
  • Although CNC would generate more jobs for the unskilled labor also, it would not generate more employment opportunities as a whole for everyone. The reason being the ease of use which doesn’t ask for more workers. This, in turn, cuts job opportunities for many.
  • Because of these machines, some countries do not even bother to teach their human resource the in-depth knowledge of machinery and engineering.

For the bottom line, CNC machinery can be used as an advantage as well as a liability. The verdict would depend on the user’s perspective itself.

 

Author: Robin Gupta