Insight: CNC Threading – For Milled And Turned Parts

Written by: Protolabs | Published: 04/20

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At the most basic level there are two types of machined threads - internal and external. But when considering threads for your part there are a number of factors to ponder, such as:

  • size of threads in UNC, UNF and metric
  • maximum depths
  • whether the thread can be added before or needs to be added after manufacturing
  • inserts and how they affect hole diameter and depth etc.

This week's video looks at the key details, to help you learn what's possible when it comes to CNC threading.

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