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Manual Turning

Manual Turning Services

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Having the right tools goes a long way when it comes to producing components for critical applications. CNC turning equipment can machine parts quickly and accurately, but they take time to set up. For prototypes or incredibly tight-turnaround orders, there’s nothing better than manual turning services from Marberry Machine.

Manual Turning Advantages

Turning is a method of creating intricately detailed custom components. A turning lathe secures and rotates barstock, or raw material, at high speeds. A cutting tool shapes the material.

While CNC and manual turning equipment perform identical functions, they differ in operation. CNC lathes are computer-driven, whereas manual ones are physically controlled. The manual process offers many benefits.

No Delay

A lot of programming is required for CNC lathes to work correctly. With manual turning, there’s no programming and production begins immediately.

Costs Less

Manual turning equipment doesn’t require as many components or space to operate.

Quick Response

With manual turning, less time is needed to produce components. With a faster setup time than CNC turning, turnaround time is shorter.

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Your Manual Turning Partner

Marberry Machine is an ISO 9001:2015-certified contract manufacturer of metal and plastic parts for industrial applications. With decades of experience, we offer manual turning for jobs where CNC machining isn’t optimal. Examples include:

  • Prototypes
  • Small Orders 
  • Research And Design 
  • Hot Orders

Our machinists are happy to work with components of any size, but their specialty is large part manual lathe turning. They can produce rough, semi-finished, and finished items.

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Critical Jobs Need Quality Materials

From oil tools to military devices, products are only as strong as the materials from which they’re made. Improper material selection can lead to subpar performance or, worse, premature failure.

Marberry Machine produces manually turned piece parts from many types of metals and plastics. Some examples include: 


  • Titanium 
  • Aluminum 
  • Brass
  • Bronze
  • Waspaloy
  • Rene 65
  • Inconel 625
  • Inconel 718

Stainless Steel

  • 304 SS
  • 316 SS
  • 347 SS
  • 401 SS


  • 4130
  • 4140
  • 8630
  • F22
  • 9310

Carbon Steel

  • 1018
  • 1026
  • A36
  • A572


  • High-Density Polyethylene, or HDPE
  • Nylon

If you’re unsure what material works best for an application, Marberry Machine has you covered. Our experts work with you to come up with the best option for an operating environment.

Versatile Machining Solutions

The ability to produce intricate components quickly while keeping costs down makes manual turning ideal for many industries. Marberry Machine is proud to support the following business sectors:

Our manual turning processes can produce many products. Examples include:


We manufacture parts in accordance with the supplied drawing or specification. If you have a concept but no validated design, our team can guide you through the product realization process. Our turnkey project management services cover the following: 

Your Manual Turning Partner

While the digital world provides enhanced convenience, some jobs require a hands-on approach. Marberry Machine is an experienced, skilled machine shop that can take on manual turning jobs, ensuring your project is in good hands.

Give us a call to learn more about our manual turning services. Our specialists are available to answer your questions in greater detail.

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We are ISO 9001:2015 Certified., ITAR, JCP, CAGE CODE 59H34 Our Quality Assurance program is designed and maintained to meet the requirements of: Oil and Gas, Subsea & Surface, Military & Navy Nuclear




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