October 1, 2013
For most manufacturers investing in any CNC machine tool is a major decision, and well it should be. Operating costs continue to rise while competition and customer demands can drive profit margins down. So investing in new equipment is a serious proposition. Yet sometimes, in an effort to keep the initial investment to a minimum, some shops fail to see the bigger picture. Take 5-axis CNC machining centers for example. Some shops see 5-axis as overkill based on the way they’ve always operated. Yet there are many substantial reasons why investing in a 5-axis machine may be the most cost-effective move you can make. Here are 7 of them:
There’s much more to know about the advantages of 5-axis machining, and Gosiger has all the facts including cost justification examples based on real-world applications. Should there be a 5-axis machine in your future? One call to Gosiger can help you make an informed decision.