Episode 46: Why CNC vs Manual is Such a Heated Debate?!

March 30, 2022 1:05 pm


We’re diving into the age-old battle – CNC vs MANUAL MACHINING!

There are many times when using CNC machining is the obvious choice, and many others when manual machining is the way to go – and there are a lot of variables to consider when you debate which to use for a job.

On this episode of MACHINE SHOP TALK, Ian Sandusky from Lakewood Machine dives into a conversation found on the Practical Machinist Facebook page, and highlights some of his favorite found opinions.

When do you think a job should ONLY be done manually? When should a job ONLY utilize a CNC lathe or mill? Let us know in the comments below!

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