CNC Controller Market: Overview
A CNC (Computer Numerical control) machine comprises of a microcomputer that acts as the controlling unit of the machine. The CNC controller is the brain of a CNC system. In a CNC machine, the controller completes all the important links between the computer system and the mechanical components. CNC controllers are computer numerically controlled devices that control CNC machines and manages processes. They are capable of wide range of operations from simple point-to-point linear control to highly complex algorithms with multiple axes of control. CNC controllers are used to retrofit many types of machine shop equipment. The controller's primary task is to receive conditioned signals from a computer and interpret those signals into mechanical motion through motor output. There are several components that make up a controller. All the components work together to produce the desired motor movement. The CNC controller works together with a series of motors and drives components to move and control the machine axes, executing the programmed motions. On the industrial machines, there is usually a sophisticated feedback system that continuously monitors and adjusts the cutter's speed and position. Specifications for CNC controllers include the number of axes, configuration, and features. Some CNC controllers are configured as computer boards. Others are housed in stand-alone cabinets. CNC controllers need programs to automate production. CNC controllers execute entities called "Part Programs" which are written in a special language called "G-Code."
CNC Controller Market: Dynamics
The key factors driving the global CNC controller market include growing consumer demand and the need for saving and producing energy across the globe particularly in regions such as North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. With the boost in industrial automation in the manufacturing sector in recent years, the global CNC controller market has flourished. In addition to this reduction in operating cost and increasing demand for mass production is fueling the demand for CNC machines. Other driving factors include, need of small footprints in factories and customized mass production.
Factors like high maintenance and implementation cost of CNC machines can cause hindrance in CNC controller market growth. The use of CNC machines cuts down labor, causing unemployment. This can affect the controller market in developing economies.
CNC Controller Market: Segmentation
The global CNC controller market is segmented by hardware, type, application, industry type and a number of axes.
The global CNC Controller Market segmented by Hardware
- CNC Machine
- CNC Controller
The global CNC Controller Market segmented by type
- Open loop
- Closed loop
- Semi-Closed Loop
The global CNC Controller Market segmented by application
- Milling Machine
- Mill-turn multi axis machines
- CNC Laser Cutter
- Plasma Cutter
- 3D Printer (industrial, sintered metal)
- Surface grinder
The global CNC Controller Market segmented by industry type
- Consumer products
- Electrical and electronics
- Industrial machinery
The global CNC Controller Market segmented by number of axes
- Multi axis
CNC Controller Market: Regional Overview
Geographically, the global CNC Controller market is designed for seven regions namely, North America, Western Europe, Asia Pacific except Japan (APEJ), Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East & Africa and Japan. Currently, Asia-Pacific holds the largest market share in the global CNC Controller market. Due to rapid industrialization in countries like China, Japan, and India the regional market has thrived. The CNC Controller market in North America is relatively saturated because it was the earliest adopter of the technology. Although, the demand for computer numerical control is likely to increase due to the scarcity of natural resources, environmental concerns and search for alternative power sources during the forecast period. Europe has always been a good market for efficient technologies owing to continuous technological development. Overall the CNC controller market is expected to thrive globally over the forecast period.
CNC Controller Market: Key Players
The key players acting in CNC Controller Market are FANUC Corporation, OKUMA Corporation, Siemens AG, Bosch Rexroth AG (Germany), DMG MORI CO., LTD, Yamazaki Mazak Corporation, Hurco Companies, Inc., Machine Tool Technologies Ltd (MTT), Wuhan Huazhong Numerical Control Co. Ltd., YUG Machine Tools
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