CNC Turning Service

Aerospace, Medical, Automotive

from Prototype to Production

60+ Years of Experience as a Precision Machine Shop

60+ Years of Experience as a Precision Machine Shop

Forster Tool ITAR Registered

​Complex Precision Turned Parts

up to 2″ in diameter with tight tolerances held to +/- .0002″

Since 1958, Forster Tool has specialized in providing precision CNC Swiss Lathe parts for a variety of industries. These include the Aerospace, Medical and Automotive industries.

Our experienced machinists will provide cost effective CNC Turning solutions for your precision turned parts. Forster Tool is committed to top quality, tight tolerances, and maintains AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 certifications as well as ITAR registration.

What is CNC Turning?

CNC turning is a process that machines parts by “turning” a rod material. The rod is fed through to a cutting tool and then material is shaped into a finished product. In CNC turning, the cutter is normally fed through a rotating work piece and this rotating work piece typically uses a variety of different angles as well as many different tool shapes.

CNC turning is generally used for creating parts that are symmetrical near their axis. For example a chess pawn would be a part that is symmetrical near its axis. The shapes that you can create using CNC turning vary greatly though and with the addition of other machining processes, the possibilities are endless!

While most people use CNC turning to create turned parts that only utilize a single axis, it is also possible to use ones that have more than one axis. This allows for more flexibility.

Decades of experience with Precision Turning services results in maximum efficiency and maximum savings

Forster Tool offers extra value that other manufacturer simply cannot. We have secure servers that will keep your information protected, and with data breaches becoming more and more common place, this is invaluable. Our practices we have adapted to fit AS9100 and maintain certification add care and extra quality measures. This helps to ensure tolerances are kept, runs are consistent, and most important of all, that bad parts are caught before they leave our shop floor. Being AS9100D and ISO 9001:2015 certified and ITAR registrered proves that Forster Tool will go the extra mile and more for our customers.

CNC Turning Capabilities and Manufacturing Services

CNC Hardinge Elite 51Screw Machines 
-turning diameter=2.00″
CNC Haas SL10 Lathes -turning diameter = 2.00″
CNC Femco HL 25 Lathe -turning diameter = 2.00″ 
Hanwha 20mm Latheturning diameter = .75″
Material Capabilities Aluminum, Brass, Hastelloy, Monel, Plastic, Stainless Steel, Steel, Titanium
IndustriesAerospace, Agricultural, Automotive, Construction, Dental, Energy Sectors, Hunting and Sport, Medical, Oil and Gas Exploration, Pump and Valve
Products Made Bolts, Dowels, Driveshafts, Fasteners, Handles, Housings, Nozzles, Pins, Pivot Rods, Shafts, Shanks, Spacers, Valve Bodies, Valve Stems
Machining Capabilities Boring, Cross tapping, Custom tapering, Drilling, Eccentric Holes, Grinding, Knurling, Milling, Slotting, Thread milling, Threading external, Threading internal, Pointing, Reaming, Tapping, Turning

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Call Us at 630-616-8177 or Request a Quote Online