A part’s features sometimes make it more difficult to manufacture, or can increase cost and time. Understanding what affects the difficulty, time consumed, and/or cost of a part that needs to be machined is important. The following presents tips on designing parts for manufacturability with vertical milling machines, horizontal milling machines, and lathes. For more information, check out
CNC Guide (Part 2): How Changing Features Can Mitigate Manufacturability (.PDF Download)
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