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numerical control

n.
Control of a process or machine by encoded commands that are commonly prepared by a computer.
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numerical control

n
(General Engineering) engineering a form of computer control applied to machine tools, by which an operation is directed from numerical data stored on tape or punched on cards
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CNC, or computer numeric control, machines are used in prototyping and full production for cutting, carving, machining and milling in a variety of materials, including wood, plastics, metals, ceramic and foams.
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One can produce a metal, fully functional AR-15 lower receiver using a computer numeric control milling machine that utilizes a rotary cutter essentially to mold a gun out of a workpiece by shaving off parts according to a computer-controlled pattern.
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Later, the delegation visited labs of Faculty of Engineering and Technology while Dean, FET, Dr Aqdas Naveed Malik briefed to the delegations about various projects of the Engineering Faculty in Computer Numeric Control lab, Power Plants Lab, Communication lab and Basic Electronics lab.
Since 2015, the company has used collaborative robots (cobots) to load and unload computer numeric control (CNC) machines.
The building, completed last fall, is a little over 1,000 square feet and houses nine programs: automotive technology, diesel technology, collision repair technology, welding technology, industrial mechanics/millwright, machining and computer numeric control (CNC) technology, computer-aided design (CAD) architectural, CAD mechanical, and mechatronics, the study of advanced electrical components such as programmable logic controllers and industrial robots, Anderson said.
He said customers bring in their own computer software for the Computer Numeric Control, or CNC, machines, where they can make anything from a Barbie to a lower receiver.
Router-CIM 2018 gives the suite more robust functionality with multi-level pocketing, enhanced labeling and a new numeric control variable (NCVAR) interface.
A manufacturing school to teach out-of-work coal miners how to operate advanced computer numeric control machines is scheduled to open this year.
It is well known that the numeric controlling parameters (e.g., assumed maximum displacement ratio [g.sub.2], time interval) in DDA are hard to choose; the correctness and effectiveness of DDA depend on the appropriate values of the these numeric control parameters.