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What is 5-axis CNC machining?

5 axis CNC machining is the process of using a CNC to move different parts or cutting machines across five separate axes at once. This makes it easy to produce highly complex parts, which is why 5-axis CNC machining is so common in aerospace operations.

5-Axis CNC Turn-milling is the advanced version of CNC turn-milling, which can process parts in 5 axes. Both the production efficiency and precision are improved greatly. 

Custom 5-axis CNC turn-milling parts

Milling is a process similar to drilling or cutting, using cylindrical cutting tools that can rotate along multiple axes-something you can't do with traditional drilling. Utilizing computer numerical control can increase accuracy and make CNC 5-axis milling a reliable production method for creating shapes, holes, slots and impressions for your custom milled parts.

Our CNC milling machines can perform up to five axes of machining, providing +/-0.0002 inch accuracy on critical features. The 5-axis CNC milling machine is considered to be one of the most versatile milling machines available. It allows us to shape very complex parts and assemblies, such as aerospace and automotive parts, scale models, medical devices, etc. 5-axis machines allow parts to be completed with minimal setup, thus reducing the cost of simpler components.

Custom 5 axis CNC turned parts

CNC turning is another very common process for machining custom parts. It involves rotating the part on a lathe while a single-point cutting tool moves parallel to the axis of rotation, shaping the material as directed by a computer code programmed by our skilled precision engineers. Fast, efficient, detailed - and much more accurate than what can be achieved by hand.

Our machines can manufacture parts up to 680*450*400cm in size.

Why Our Customers Choose Kesu Group?

At Kesu Group, we produce parts for customers in a myriad of industries. We offer 5-axis turn-milling services for the following products. 

Aircraft/Aerospace, Alternative Energy, Medical, Military Grade Products, Oil and Gas, Compressors, Computer Technology, Electronics, Fastener Manufacturing, Food and Beverage Industry, Marine Vehicles and Equipment, Medical Devices, Mining, Military, Optics, Semiconductors, Manufacturing, Sports Equipment and Technology, Test Equipment, etc.

Kesu Group has many years of experience in 5-axis turn-mill machining. At present, Kesu Group has one set of 5-axis mill-turn machine centers for 5-axis CNC turn-milling services.


Kesu's Machines

Machines
MachineQuantityBrandMax Part Size
5-Axis Mill-Turn Machine1Mazak/DMG MoriD300 x L1200MM


Inspection Equipment

EquipmentQuantityBrand
CMM2LEAD
2.5D3
XRF Spectrometer1HITACHI
Altimeter1
Calliper20
Micrometer10


Kesu's Best Tolerance



Tolerance of Metal(mm)Tolerance of Plastic(mm)
Linear Dimensions±0.01±0.05
Diameter±0.002±0.02
Precise Hole±0.002±0.02
Chamfer Heights±0.02±0.05
Angular Dimensions±0º5′±1º
Straightness±0.002±0.02
Flatness±0.002±0.01
Perpendicularity±0.002±0.01
Symmetry±0.002±0.01
concentricity±0.002±0.005
parallelism±0.001±0.01




AVAILABLE MATERIAL

Aluminium
Brass
Bronze
Copper
Magnesium
Stainless Steel
Titanium
Tool Steel
Zinc
ABS
Acetal
Ceramics
Delrin
HDPE
Nylon
PC
PE
PEEK
PMMA
PP
PTFE
SLS Nylon
Aluminium
Aluminium

Aluminum is one of the most commonly used metals in machining, as it has excellent strength-to-weight ratio, low cost, and recyclability.


Alloys:

AL5052-T651, AL6061-T651, AL 7075-T651, AL6082-T651...


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Sandblasting, E.Painting, F.Powder Painting, G.Anodizing , H.Hard anodized, I.Teflon Coating, J.Laser Marking, K.Silk Screen, L.Transfer Printing.

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Brass
Brass

Brass is a free machining metal, and it is commonly used for a variety of parts including gears, lock components, pipe fittings, and ornamental applications.


Alloy:

Brass-H59, Brass-H62, Brass-H59, Brass-H62, Brass-HA177-2, Brass-HMn58-2, Brass-HPb59-1, Brass-HSn62-1...


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Laser Marking, E.Silk Screen, F.Transfer Printing.

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Bronze
Bronze

Bronze is a high strength alloy with good wear and corrosion resistance due to its tin, iron, and zinc content. Normally, the tin content is range from 3%-14%.


Alloy:

QSn-6-6-3


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Laser Marking, E.Silk Screen, F.Transfer Printing.

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Copper
Copper

Copper has excelent electricity and thermal conductivity, which is widely used in electrical applications.


Alloy:

T1、T2、T3、TU1、TU2b


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Laser Marking, E.Silk Screen, F.Transfer Printing.

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Magnesium
Magnesium

Magnesium Alloy is a high strength alloy with low density, and is widely used in aviation, aerospace and transportation etc.


Alloys:

AZ31, AZ41, AZ61...


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Brushing, C.Sandblasting, D. Micro Arc Oxidation

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Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is a high strength alloy with high hardness and great resistance to corrsion and rust due to its chrome and carbon content.


Alloys:

201, 303, 304, 316, 410, 420, 17-4PH...


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding , C.Brushing, D.Sandblasting, E.Painting, F.Powder Painting, G.Passivation, H.Zinc Plating, I.Black & zinc, J.Teflon, K.Titanium Coating , L.Laser Marking , M.Silk Screen , N.Transfer Printing .

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Titanium
Titanium

Titanium Alloy is a high strength alloy with great resistance to corrosion and thermal, and it's widely used in the engine components, turbine blades and medical equipment.


Alloys:

Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Sandblasting, E.Laser Marking, F.Silk Screen, G.Transfer Printing.

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Tool Steel
Tool Steel

The tool steel has high hardness, strength, wear resistance, sufficient toughness, and other process properties.


Alloys:

A2, D2, D3...


Finish Options:

A.Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Brushing, D.Sandblasting, E.Painting, F.Powder Painting, H.Hard anodized, I.Passivation, J.Zinc Plating, K.Electroless Nickle Plating, L.Chrome Plating, M.Blacken/ Black Oxide, N.Black & zinc, O.Teflon, P.Titanium Coating, Q.PLC Coating, R.Laser Marking, S.Silk Screen, T.Transfer Printing .

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Zinc
Zinc

Zinc Alloy is low melting point alloy with great fluidity, and easy for welding, brazing and reform processing, and it is widely used in the casting industry.


Alloys:

Z13001, Z15001, Z19001 ...


Finish Options:

A. Polishing, B.Grinding, C.Sandblasting, D. Nickle Plating, E.Painting

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ABS
ABS

ABS is a low-cost plastic with good comprehensive performance, and widely used in machinery, electrical, automobile and aircraft.


Available Color: Natural, Black


Available Finish: Painting

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Acetal
Acetal

Acetal is the raw material of POM.


Available Color: White, Black

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Ceramics
Ceramics

Ceramics is high brittleness material with high melting point, high hardness, high strength, good wear resistance and great oxidation resistance, as well as good electrical insulation.


Available Color: White

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Delrin
Delrin

Delrin is a POM material, which belong to the Dupont Company. Delrin has low-friction, high-stiffness, and a relatively high toughness and minimal elongation, as well as excellent dimensional accuracy.


Available Color: White, Black

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HDPE
HDPE

High-density polyethylene (HDPE) has great resistance to acid, alkali and organic solvent, as well as excelent electrical insulation. It's widely used in plugs and seals.


Available Color: Black, White

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Nylon
Nylon

Nylon is a popular plastic which has great resistance to friction and chemical wear, as well as great electrical insulation.


Available Nylon: PA6, PA66


Available Color: White, black or others.

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PC
PC

Polycarbonate (PC), is heat-resistant, impact-resistant, flame-retardant, and one of the most common plastics used in manufacturing.


Available Color: Clear, black, glossy

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PE
PE

Polyethene(PE), has great resistance to acid and alkali, and good electrical insulation. It's widely used in plastic injection and machining.


Available Color: Black, white

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PEEK
PEEK

Usually, PEEK is used to machine high precision plastic parts. It has great resistant to moisture, wear, chemicals, high temperature, high electricity, sunshine etc.


Available PEEK: German Imported PEEK, Japan Imported PEEK


Available Color: Opaque beige

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PMMA
PMMA

Acrylic or PMMA, is a scratch-resistant plastic material, often used for tanks, panels, and optical applications.


Available Color: Optically clear, opaque

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PP
PP

Polypropylene (PP) resists most solvents and chemicals, which makes it a wonderful material to manufacture laboratory equipment and containers for a variety of applications. PP also offers good fatigue strength.


Colors: White (semi-clear or opaque)

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PTFE
PTFE

Commonly known as Teflon, PTFE resists high temperatures and chemicals/solvents excellently in and is also a great insulator. It is also a very slippery plastic, which makes it a good material for low-friction applications such as bearings.


Available Color: Black, white (opaque)

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AVAILABLE FINISH

Micro Arc Oxidation
Micro Arc Oxidation

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Magnesium, Titanium.

Hard Anodized
Hard Anodized

Applicable Material

Aluminium

Anodizing
Anodizing

Applicable Material

Aluminium

Zinc Plating
Zinc Plating

Applicable Material

Steel, Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze

Titanium Coating
Titanium Coating

Applicable Material

Stainless Steel

Nickle Plating
Nickle Plating

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel,Brass, Bronze, Copper

Chrome Plating
Chrome Plating

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel,Brass, Bronze, Copper

Black & Zinc
Black & Zinc

Applicable Material

Steel, Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze

Teflon Coating
Teflon Coating

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel

Powder Painting
Powder Painting

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel, ABS

Painting
Painting

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel, ABS

Silk Screen
Silk Screen

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel, Brass, Bronze, Copper, Titanium, Magnesium, ABS, HDPE, Nylon, PC, POM, PMMA, PTFE

Sandblasting
Sandblasting

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel,Brass, Bronze, Copper, Titanium, Magnesium, ABS, HDPE, Nylon, PC, POM, PMMA, PTFE

Polishing
Polishing

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Brass

Passivation
Passivation

Applicable Material

Steel, Stainless Steel, Brass

Laser Marking
Laser Marking

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel,Brass, Bronze, Copper, Titanium, Magnesium, ABS, HDPE, Nylon, PC, POM, PMMA, PTFE

Transfer Printing
Transfer Printing

Applicable Material

Stainless Steel, Metal with Coating, ABS, PE, PP

Grinding
Grinding

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Brass

DLC Coating
DLC Coating

Applicable Material

Steel

Brushing
Brushing

Applicable Material

Aluminium, Stainless Steel, Brass

Blacken/ Black Oxide
Blacken/ Black Oxide

Applicable Material

Steel, Stainless Steel

Regular Production Standard of Tolerance
Metal Parts
Tolerance for Metal Parts
ISO 2768-F
Table 1 - Linear Dimensions
Permissible deviations in mm for ranges in nominal lengthsTolerance Class Designation (Description)
f (fine)
0.5 up to 3±0.05
over 3 up to 6±0.05
over 6 up to 30±0.1
over 30 up to 120±0.15
over 120 up to 400±0.2
over 400 up to 1000±0.3
over 1000 up to 2000±0.5
over 2000 up to 4000


For nominal sizes below 0.5 mm, the deviations shall be indicated adjacent to the relevant nominal size(s).
Plastic Parts
Tolerance for Plastic Parts
ISO 2768-M
Table 1 - Linear Dimensions
Permissible deviations in mm for ranges in nominal lengthsTolerance Class Designation (Description)
m (medium)
0.5 up to 3±0.1
over 3 up to 6±0.2
over 6 up to 30±0.3
over 30 up to 120±0.5
over 120 up to 400±0.8
over 400 up to 1000±1.2
over 1000 up to 2000±2.0
over 2000 up to 4000


For nominal sizes below 0.5 mm, the deviations shall be indicated adjacent to the relevant nominal size(s).
Process

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5 Axis CNC Machining Services

What is five-axis turn-milling?

The five-axis turn-milling or the five-axis mill-turn machining technology is representative of multi-axis machining technology. The five-axis mill-turn center is the carrier of the five-axis turn-milling technology. The main function of the five-axis turning-milling center is turning, and it integrates functions such as milling and boring. It has at least three linear feed axes and two circumferential feed axes and is equipped with an automatic tool change system. This mill-turn composite machining center is developed on the basis of a three-axis turning center, which is equivalent to a composite of a turning center and a machining center. It is a composite machining technology developed in the 1990s. This 5-axis mill-turn machining center integrated modern advanced control technology, precision measurement technology and advanced machining technology of CAD/CAM application technology, on the basis of traditional mechanical design technology and precision manufacturing technology.


The advanced nature of the five-axis turning and milling center is reflected in its design concept. In the usual mechanical processing concept, the processing of a part can range from one or two processes to hundreds of processes. It needs to be processed by multiple types of equipment, and the tools and fixtures must be prepared in advance. Secondly, the tools and angles of the five-axis machining center can be adjusted at any time during the machining process, which can avoid the obstruction of other tools and complete all machining at one time. This will minimize multiple clamping so that the parts can be finished in one clamping, and avoid repeated positioning errors caused by multiple clamping. This 5-axis mill-turn machining could complete all or most of the processes in one clamping, then realize the leap from compound processing to complete processing.


The advanced concept of five-axis milling-turning technology is to improve product quality and shorten the product manufacturing cycle. Therefore, this technology has considerable advantages in the application of automation equipment, medical treatment, communications, automobiles and some civilian industries, especially in the processing of some complex-shaped special-shaped parts.

How do you machine parts with 5 axes?

5-axis machining centers are commonly used in high-end manufacturing as highly automated and intelligent machining machines. 5-axis machining centers are suitable for machining free-form parts, turbine parts and impellers on aircraft ships. We can find that the workpieces suitable for 5-axis machining centers have the characteristics of high surface cation and are difficult to shape in one clamping. Therefore, the 5-axis machine can machine different sides of the workpiece without changing the position of the workpiece on the machine. Improve the efficiency of machining prismatic parts.

Five-axis machining centers have three moving axes X, Y, Z, and any two rotary axes. In contrast to conventional three-axis machining centers, the five-axis linkage technology of five-axis machining centers is used for machining workpieces with complex geometries. The tool can be positioned and operated at five degrees of freedom.

Five-axis machining centers are a particularly effective machine for machining faces, boxes and complex cavities. It has a significant impact on a country's aerospace, military research, precision equipment, automotive parts, and high precision medical devices.

Benefits of 5 axis CNC machining services

Significant reduction in processing time

5 axis CNC machining helps save more time than other traditional types. Most CNC shops make parts that must be machined on five sides. 5-axis CNC machining helps to get the job done efficiently and quickly in production. Individual setups also require a little, which saves both money and time. The final product reaches the market faster in this way. The best precision 5-axis machining factory in China.

Surface finish quality

This configuration helps create surfaces with a better finish. The parts are positioned relatively close to the cutting tools in the 5-axis CNC machine. The last two axes will allow one to use a short cutting tool with little vibration, which will significantly affect the quality of the surface finish. Another important fact about 5-axis CNC machines is their ability to cut complex shapes.

Improved machining accuracy

5-axis CNC milling offers higher accuracy because it does not require as many settings. Added setups just cause more errors. It also increases the durability of specific tools due to the widespread use of short-cutting tools.

The additional motion of a 5-axis machine allows for closer contact between the part and the cutting tool. The fourth and fifth axes can be reached by shorter tools with less vibration, resulting in smoother and more accurate surface finishes.

Reduced costs and lead times

5-axis machining reduces several of the inaccuracies of traditional 3-axis machining, reducing the number of parts handled and thus keeping the cost per part as low as possible. It also extends tool life and reduces the need for expensive fixturing. Longer lead times are required when using 3-axis machines due to the extensive setup time required. If you need to produce many of the same parts, using a 5-axis machine with multiple pallets will dramatically reduce lead times.

Industries where 5 axis CNC machining services are used

Products machined by 5 axis CNC machining are often used in highly specialized industries where accuracy can mean the difference between life and death. The medical, military, aerospace, petrochemical and other fields often use 5 axis machining to manufacture their custom parts.

Medical components: Medical components and tools require a design that is precise enough to ensure a perfect fit of components used for surgery or replacement parts. Improper cuts or imperfect edges can render medical supplies unusable. This makes 5-axis machining the preferred way to create custom medical tools and components.

Automotive Design: Modern automobiles are electronic and mechanical marvels. To ensure the proper fit of mechanical parts, five-axis machines can be used. In addition, smaller electrical enclosures and other components may require the use of CNC machines with higher axes.

Architectural components: Architectural designs are essentially giant jigsaw puzzles in which the pieces must fit together perfectly. A small error in one component can take the building design so far away from its original intent that it fails inspection. A door frame is an example of a building component that may require five-axis machining to create.

Military-grade products: The military uses the best of everything to protect the nation. For vehicles, weapons and other products, consistency and precision are the highest requirements.

Petrochemical industry parts: Oil and gas parts for drilling rigs and refineries often have custom designs that require specialized machining to manufacture. Since these parts are not available in stores, many petrochemical companies are turning to CNC machined parts for their facilities.

Aerospace parts: The precision required by the aerospace industry for aircraft, rockets, satellites, etc. can have a direct impact on human life. Poorly made parts on flying machines can prevent systems from working together with the way they should, leading to manufacturing defects that can lead to crashes.

While five-axis CNC machines are useful for the above applications, some of them can be achieved using a three-axis machine and the right operator who is skilled at positioning the material and moving it around to make cuts in different axes. Whenever you need to create a custom part, choosing a trained expert using a 3-axis machine offers multiple advantages.

Why choose Kesu Group's 5-axis CNC machining services?

We have expertise in workforce management, lifecycle quality management, engineering and IT. Our workforce is highly professional and well-trained. With our services, you will receive the best execution strategy and expertise.

Quality parts

You will receive complex machined parts. These parts are efficient and durable. Your special requirements will be met with care and quality. You are assured of safe products and components without any defects.

Competitive prices

With good support and a global customer base, our services meet market demand and are competitively priced. We ensure customer-friendly offers by saving costs wherever possible. Let's get started

Quality

Production efficiency, after-sales, logistics, raw materials, and part design are all done under professional guidance. Everything is ensured to be perfect before shipment, from quality packaging to timely delivery.

Certified and qualified standards

Every detail and precision is observed in custom parts. Components are thoroughly inspected by a professional quality inspection team at every stage of manufacturing.



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