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5 Axis CNC vs 4 Axis CNC vs 3 Axis CNC

  • Author:ChinaCNCzone
  • Release on:2017-03-20
According to the axis, ChinaCNCzone mainly supply three types of mini CNC router, they are 3 axis CNC, 4 axis CNC and 5 axis CNC.
What are the differences amoung them?

3-axis CNC routers cut along three axes at the same time; the x-axis, the y-axis, and the z-axis.
Cutting along the x-axis moves the router bit from front to back, cutting along the y-axis moves it from left to right,
and cutting across the z-axis moves it up and down. These machines are used primarily for cutting flat, 2-dimensional parts.
To cut outlines or relief carving such as PCB drilling and milling, ChinaCNCzone made CNC 3040 is a good choice. 
3 Axis CNC Router

The cutting for 4 axis CNC router includes the 3 axis CNC can do, but it plus 1 rotary axis movement, we call it as A axis.
It is ideal for 3D carving and Round carving. ChinaCNCzone CNC 3040, CNC 6040, CNC 6090 and HY 6040 all have 4 axis CNC version
for your selection. 

4 Axis CNC Router

5 axis CNC is somewhat like the 3-axis, but they have two additional axes they can move along. Those are A axis and B axis.
These additional axes allow for shorter project time due to their capability of cutting five edges of the material simultaneously.
However, due to the fact that these machines have a longer X-Axis, it makes for less stability and accuracy
– potentially requiring more of your attention than a 3-axis machine. And also the price for a 5 axis CNC is much higher.
Now ChinaCNCzone supply high quality and affordable mini 5 axis CNC HY-3040 and HY 6040 for your selection.
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