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CTP7069

Course
CTP7069
Course Title
CNC Programming and Operations

Description

This class teaches participants how to use, program and operate CNC Equipment.

Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the principles involved in the operation of CNC Equipment.
  • Identify codes, code patterns and fixed cycles.
  • Describe and select the proper cutting tools.
  • Describe and calculate feedrates and spindle speeds.
  • Translate blueprint information into “X”, “Y”, and “Z” coordinate system terms.
  • Compose a sequential manuscript for a CNC Lathe and a CNC Milling center.
  • Input CNC programs into the CNC machine controller.
  • Setup the CNC machine to the “program point of origin”.

Content

  • Describe the principles involved in the operation of CNC Equipment.
  • Identify codes, code patterns and fixed cycles.
  • Describe and select the proper cutting tools.
  • Describe and calculate feedrates and spindle speeds.
  • Translate blueprint information into “X”, “Y”, and “Z” coordinate system terms.
  • Compose a sequential manuscript for a CNC Lathe and a CNC Milling center.
  • Input CNC programs into the CNC machine controller.
  • Setup the CNC machine to the “program point of origin”.

Prerequisites

None

Method of Instruction

  • Lecture and Demonstration
  • Class Discussion
  • Exercises and Applications
  • Demonstration of Skills
  • Class Participation
  • Evaluation

  • Demonstration of Skills
  • Class Participation