CNC milling metal

Do you have a metal workpiece that needs to be machined? Are you looking for an experienced party for CNC milling of metal? You can contact Machinefabriek Boessenkool for various machining operations, including CNC milling. In addition to milling, we can also do CNC turning, drilling, large boring or grinding for you. We have an extensive and up-to-date machine park to handle orders of different sizes and volumes. Our expert professionals are ready to help you get started on processing your metal or aluminum workpiece.

What is CNC milling?

CNC milling is a machining technique in which material is removed from the product. Milling is done by a rotating tool, the cutter, which removes material as it rotates. While the workpiece is clamped on a milling machine, the milling machine does its work. The cutter moves in different directions and positions to give the desired shape to the workpiece. The machining is controlled by a computer, hence the name CNC, which stands for Computer Numerical Control.

At Machinefabriek Boessenkool we have the latest versatile 5-axis CNC milling machine, the IBARMIA ZVH45/L1500. This machine is very popular for its capacity, flexibility and compact space on the work floor and is ideal for metal milling, for example.

Milling metal

CNC milling is a machining technique that is mainly used in the wood, plastic and metal industries. CNC milling of metal is one of the most commonly used techniques in metalworking. Metal milling uses a rotating cutter. A milling cutter makes a rotating movement and also moves sideways to remove pieces of metal to achieve the desired shape of the workpiece. Because the cutter can also move sideways, it is possible to make recesses, slots and holes in metal with a cutter.

Milling techniques

There are different forms of milling metal for the correct processing of your workpiece. Which milling technique is used depends on several factors. The process of metal milling involves precision and expertise and craftsmanship are therefore desirable. At Machinefabriek Boessenkool we can certainly guarantee this with our expert CNC millers.

CNC metal milling in all types

Rough milling

Rough milling is used to quickly process the metal roughly. Rough milling is always started first.

Finger milling

Finger milling is a technique used to machine the material in the horizontal direction. Finger milling is very suitable for making perfectly right-angled holes.

Keyway milling

Keyway milling creates a recess so that a key can be inserted.


Up-milling is a technique in which the cutter's drive shaft rotates in the opposite direction as the cutter itself. This results in a harder surface.

Climb milling

Climb milling is a technique in which the cutter rotates in the same direction as the workpiece moves.

CNC milling metal for the best results

CNC milling involves working with pre-programmed computers. By working with computers, it is possible to mill very reliably and accurately. Machining large series with exactly the same design has become a lot easier in this way, as the CNC milling machine only needs to be set correctly once for the intended result.

CNC milling machines offer an efficient solution for metalworking. Whether it concerns CNC milling of aluminum, stainless steel, brass or other metals. Metal is a good material to mill and to obtain an accurate result.

Milling metal at Machinefabriek Boessenkool

In metalworking, the demand for metal milling is high. In addition, increasingly higher demands are placed on CNC milling of metal. At Machinefabriek Boessenkool we are at the forefront of meeting the increasingly strict requirements for milling work, but also to continue to meet the wishes of our customers. We recently invested heavily in a 5-axis and CNC-controlled milling machine under the guise of investing, innovating and growing . Nothing is left to chance and our expert CNC millers only aim for the best results.

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