The main differences between NC Machine and CNC Machine are NC Machine works on the X-Y or Straight-line axis but CNC Machine works X-Y-Z axis.
Today we are going to study the differences between NC and CNC Machine in detail.
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So let’s start,
NC (Numerical Control) Machine:
As a name indicates Numerical control Machine, The operation is done to be feeding or inserting the code into the NC Machine.
This is a kind of manufacturing machine tool to perform several operations automatically.
CNC (Computer Numerical Control) Machine:
CNC Machine is an advanced version of NC and other Machine tools. CNC Machine is also a manufacturing machine tool in which several operations are performed automatically and the main features in it that in-between operation if code we want to change we can easily change.
So Now let’s move to differences,
Difference between NC machine and CNC Machine:
Here are the 15 Point on differences between NC Machine and CNC Machine:
|Sl. No||NC Machine||CNC Machine|
|1.||NC stands for Numerical control machine.||CNC stand for computer numerical control machine.|
|2.||Here Punch card is used for storage. There is no memory storage card here.||Memory storage is present because of the computer system here.|
|3.||In the NC machine, The operation parameter can not be changed once indexed but||In the case of the CNC machine, the operation parameter can be changed easily.|
|4.||NC machine works X-Y and straight-line axis.||CNC works on the X-Y-Z axis.|
|5.||NC machine is less costly.||CNC machine is more costly.|
|6.||It requires less maintenance.||It requires require more maintenance.|
|7.||In terms of accuracy, NC machine is less.||Whereas the CNC machine has good accuracy.|
|8.||NC machines are less flexible.||CNC machines are more flexible.|
|9.||The operation time is more here that means time taking is more for performing the operation.||The operation time is less here.|
|10.||A good or skilled operator require to perform on the NC machine.||A semiskilled can perform on the CNC machine. The main things are users must have knowledge of computer system|
|11.||The continuous running of machine is not possible but||Here the continuous running of machines is possible.|
|12.||For the execution of a job, the NC machine takes more time.||CNC machine takes less time.|
|13.||The NC machine works on only numeric, symbol and letters.||This CNC machine works on G and M code.|
|14.||NC machine unerstands numeric, symbol.||It understands binary data(1s, 0s).|
|15.||This is hardware based type system.||This is software base system.|
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