2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Aug 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

CNC 101 - CNC Machine Operator


Description: Basic principles and operative skills in the operation of CNC milling machine and lathes.

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. Introduction to CNC machining
  2. Shop math skills
  3. Introduction to CNC milling
  4. Introduction to CNC lathe

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Apply machine shop safety principles. (1)
  2. Describe the common types of injuries in material handling. (1)
  3. Identify personal protective equipment to be used. (1)
  4. Use proper lifting techniques. (1)
  5. Clean and perform general housekeeping of lab equipment. (1)
  6. Apply shop math - fractions and decimals. (2)
  7. Convert English to Metric units. (2)
  8. Measure dimensional sizes with the correct machining language. (2)
  9. Interpret a micrometer scale. (2)
  10. Anaylyze basic lines and line characteristics. (2)
  11. Identify the geometric symbols on a drawing and explain what they are. (2)
  12. Use a coordinate graph or Cartesian coordinate system. (2)
  13. Calculate speeds and feeds for a CNC mill. (2)
  14. Turn on and home a CNC milling machine. (3)
  15. Set up work offsets and tool offsets on CNC mill machine. (3)
  16. Load mill programs and run in graphics mode. (3)
  17. Identify machine codes. (3)
  18. Identify and set tools in correct tool holders. (3,4)
  19. Turn on and home a CNC lathe machine. (4)
  20. Determine tool and work offset settings on CNC lathe. (4)
  21. Load lathe programs and run in graphics mode. (4)