Innovations and Trends of CNC Horizontal Boring Mills

Innovations and Trends of CNC Horizontal Boring Mills

The market of CNC boring and milling mills has been increasing globally, especially over the last five years and is expected to have continued growth for the next five as well. The main factor that promotes the rapid growth and adoption of these machines, within and even outside the industry, is the capacity of horizontal boring mills to minimize human errors and produce parts more efficiently. The advanced control and programming functions of the machine through this technology promotes the demand of the systems in different sectors.


Nowadays, software programs become smarter and user-friendly, which allow manufacturers to achieve certain specifications when it comes to tolerances and finishes. 


Additionally, the machine’s outstanding abilities enable the provision of certain characteristics with either the initiatives of the customers or the designers themselves. More specifically, the sizes of the parts are restricted by the particular performance of the horizontal boring mills, in which the cutting depth is required by a part functioning this way. In many situations, it can be done for bigger workpieces. It is for this reason that material choice is so critical in determining the cost and function of the part. Engineers should fully define the major qualities for material design, chemical resistance, thermal stability, hardness, stiffness, and more. 

Many designs can be made through the use of CNC machining, from the most simple to the most complex. When working with a more complicated part, meaning shaped geometry or more faces to cut, it needs further installation or cutting time of workpieces on the horizontal boring mills. Specifically, with a 5-axis machine, both the part and the equipment in motion let the cutting tool stay tangent to the cutting surface. More materials can be removed with every tool point, reducing costs and cycle times. Both of these trends and innovations are well-adapted by Fermat Machinery, the most in-demand brand of boring machines, both the horizontal and vertical variations.    

If you’re looking for high-quality boring equipment and mills, TOS America is the exclusive North American distributor of FERMAT machinery. Contact us today to learn more about how our staff of experts can assist your business’s needs.


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