CNC Machining Used in Communication Industry

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The telecommunication sector as we see today is not same as it was few centuries back. A lot of advancements and research has been done to improve the way we communicate and interact with each other. It basically started in 1830 when telegraph was invented which is claimed to be as a first communication device based on mechanical methods. It lessened communication from days to hours but not made it the easiest option available for communication as modern cell phones do.

Conventional marketplaces are now entirely revolutionised by the progress of mobile and internet sector outperforming the robust connections and old methods of communication. It not just replaces telephones with mobile phones but also replaced landline calls with wireless calls made in seconds without any delay or lag.

This industry revolutionised itself from the use of telegraph till mobile phones after a lot of research and hard work done by people. The inventions broadened the scope of this industry. And more and more people started engaging themselves in this sector to make profit. We witnessed this as we shifted from telephone to radio to computer and so on. These advancement and progress that humans made in this particular sector sets up our living standard in which we dwell today.

Communication Industry in Modern Era:

Automation is now found in every sing sector of industry and it is observed virtually everywhere to fabricate parts as simple as gears and levers or as intricate as aircraft and surgical parts. Industries like aerospace, aviation, automotive, consumer electronics, defense, health and medical, oil and gas have employed the use of CNC machines to increase productivity, efficiency and revenue of their firms drastically. For instance, metal components in vehicle and aircrafts requires high accuracy and precision to ensure safety features of the manufactured parts. This issue can be resolved by broad range of alternatives provided by CNC machine to engineers to ensure safety critical use of such parts.

According to the data and statistics available it shows that telecommunication industry is predicted to grow annually from 2019 till 2024. All the countries are investing in it and pandemic has also increased the dependency of people on internet and mobile services. Provisions that will be invested in telecom sector globally is predicted to grow by 1% in 2021 in comparison to previous year mainly because of the pandemic.

With the fast development of communications technology, the equipment manufacturers constantly put forward new requirements for new materials and new technics to keep up with the times. In response to these changes, our CNC machining industry are also exploring the characteristics of new materials and new processing techniques. We have accumulated a lot of knowledge and experience in the field of antenna, communication line and base station, which lays a solid foundation for assisting communication equipment manufacturers to develop new products.

Key Segments of communication industry

There is a widely growing network of companies and market share for telecommunication industry. It is necessary that we understand how this industry works, what are the main domains in which it can be categorized in term of services that can provided or gained from it.

  • Equipment used in telecom
  • Services provided by telecom
  • Wireless communication

To be more specific these domains are further categorized into sub domains as follows:

  • Wireless network
  • Communications tools
  • Processing arrangements and goods
  • Carriers for long distance communication
  • National telecommunication services
  • International telecommunication services
  • Expanded telecom facilities

The top-500 Communication equipment parts made by Shanghai Jinxi

As is known to all, Huawei is developing very fast in recent years and we’ve been working closely with them to make various cnc parts. Below are some parts we made for them which are used in the signal towers, and the demand is quite big each month, we spared 15 machines to make only their parts with 24hours operating.

Qualcomm is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, and incorporated in Delaware. It creates intellectual property, semiconductors, software, and services related to wireless technology. It owns patents critical to the CDMA2000, TD-SCDMA and WCDMA mobile communications standards. 

Below are some aluminum parts we made for them, which is quite a high-precision part. Actually Qualcomm has been looking for different China cnc suppliers and tried out many of them for samples, but all they failed, and it’s our big pleasure to be selected to make their parts finally.

CNC Machining Materials in Communication Industry

Telecommunication industry is seen as the future and it is considered as an evolving enterprise for economies around the world. Many countries are spending their investment in mobile phone industry like America, China and India. These countries are trying their best to meet the consumer rising demand and this is possible by making the manufacturing processes optimised and automatic. This is done by using CNC machines and software for fabrication of parts.

Below let us discuss the materials that are mainly used in communication industry.

Copper

Most widely and traditionally used material used in communication network in wires and cables is copper. These are used because they provide high ductility, low hardness and it is a very good conductor. Its properties in terms on conductivity are very similar to silver and it is considered as a high grade and quality cable if it’s made from copper.

Aluminum

 Aluminium is also used in telecommunication industry in manufacturing of wires and cables because of its conductivity. It is also light in weight as compared to copper and significantly less costly. It is a sustainable approach to use aluminium instead of copper as it is availability is higher in nature than that of copper.

Gold

As we know telecommunication industry fabricates electronic devices in which semiconductors are used in bulk quantity. To join these semiconductors or to provide a linkage between them gold is used, as it is suitable for such applications.Because it is very costly and using small quantity of it would suffice for creating circuit board and miniature electronic devices. The best part of using Gold is that it doesn’t get oxidised and have good bonding to other metals.

Lead

The outer layer on telecommunications cables is known as the sheath and is designed to create a stable environment for the cable core. Lead was once used extensively as it has good corrosion resistance, adequate strength and flexibility and is easy to join. It has been replaced with polymers because lead suffers from fatigue failures, is heavy and is relatively expensive. Lead alloys containing antimony and tin were used to reduce fatigue failures.

Communication Equipment made by CNC Machine

Many companies offer fabrication facilities which is equipped with most developed and advance machines based on CNC. It allows machinists to perform both kinds of milling and lathe operations that is vertical and horizontal. This has increased importance of integrating machine parts and production capacity of a company to secure brand image and company’s reputation. In the modern competitive environment among manufacturing organizations right from the development department till the purchasing department, CNC machines contribute a lot.

CNC machining also play a vital role in communication industry by providing detailed electrical modules which aids rapid demand in industry. Telecommunication and electronic equipment is manufactured with excellence with the application of CNC machines in the process to optimize manufacturing practices. It gives the best results and allows the manufacturing of intricate and complex parts. These complex designs are easy to fabricate by the use of advanced and inventive processing expertise and equipment. Computer control lets manufacturer design and fabricate intricate and innovative parts with milling machines. These milling machines are aided by CNC processes which can fabricate high strength material like stainless steel, steel, brass, copper and aluminum in shortest span of time. With the evolution in telecom sector and communication industry, CNC processes require nonstop upgrading to help mobile industry to grow rapidly and move from 3G to 5G completely. To stay relevant and updated with the advancement in technology all the parts and equipment manufactured by CNC machines requires continues modifications.

Conclusion:

To support the rapid evolution and change in communication and telecom industry worldwide, CNC machining plays a very important role. CNC machining accurately fabricates important machine components because all the telecommunication industries depend on high quality parts used in equipment and mobile towers. Low quality mostly leads to failure in equipment which causes huge losses for a company and interference in communication. Client’s demand to make their products and services with the help of CNC machine. In order to fabricate complex shapes, custom specifications with restricted tolerances, CNC machines are used.

.Companies as big as SIEMENS provides wide range of products and services as a sustenance for engineering and other mechanical processes. Companies that offer services regarding CNC machining helps in integrating data of machine tools and make processes simple and rapid. By combining all the applicable functions of a CNC machine, it makes comprehensive processing in technology.

Design engineers nowadays have transformed the practice of machining into a precision art, CNC machining (computer numerical control). The manufacturing industry depends heavily on CNC machines, replacing certain operations that once required engineer operated equipment like vertical millers, routers and shaping machines. CNC along with other benefits has a great role in developing communication industry.

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Cora Feng
Cora Feng

Project Manager working on CNC Machining since 2010

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