CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) router is a computer-controlled cutting machine. The operation is similar to those performed by drilling tools using a rotating cylindrical cutting tool (end mill) but following a 3-axis path provided by a G-code.
Also known as (AM) additive manufacturing, 3D printing is a process used to create a three-dimensional object in which successful layers of material are formed under computer control.
Laser engraving and cutting is a precise method to cut and engrave materials by directing a high-power laser following a design.
Thermoforming is a type of manufacturing process where a plastic sheet is heated to a pliable forming temperature, formed to a specific shape of a cast, and trimmed to created a usable product.
Machines and tools that do not require a computer or coding in order to use it. At times it is still one of the best methods in manufacturing.