What Is a CNC Reamer?

If you haven’t heard of a CNC reamer, there can be a lot to know. For those who manufacture metal, a CNC reamer can be a big help. Keep reading to learn what a CNC reamer is and how it works.

Let’s start with what CNC means. CNC stands for computer numerical control.

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It is the method for automated control of machine tools by the use of software embedded in a microcomputer that is connected to the tool. CNC is commonly used in manufacturing machining metal and metal parts.

So now we know what CNC means, but what is a reamer? A reamer is a rotary cutting tool that is commonly used in metal manufacturing. With the help of CNC turned parts, a CNC reamer can be used to achieve a high level of accuracy and smoothness.

Can a CNC reamer create holes? While a CNC reamer cannot be used to originate a hole, it can be used to enlarge and finish accurate dimension holes.

To learn more about what a CNC reamer is, how it works, or to see a CNC reamer in action, watch the video above!