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

CNC 102 - CNC Machine Setup


Description: Basic principles and operative skills to setup and operate through 1st. article part CNC mills and lathes.

Prerequisites:  CNC 101  

Credits: 2
Lecture: 1
Lab: 3

Course Content:
  1. CNC Mill and lathe operation.
  2. Speeds and feeds.
  3. Blueprint reading.
  4. Troubleshooting tooling problems.
  5. Dimensioning.

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify coordinate and primary machine axes. (1)
  2. Define and describe absolute and incremental positioning. (1)
  3. Show procedures in starting the CNC milling machine and for running a program in graphics mode.(1)
  4. Identify the machine coordinate systems and how to use them. (1)
  5. Identify CNC tooling and applications. (1,4)
  6. Identify cutting tool collets and holding fixtures. (1,4)
  7. Identify the proper use of fixtures, setups and gagging. (1)
  8. Set work offsets. (1,4)
  9. Load tools and set tool length offsets. (1,5)
  10. Use proper cutter compensation and calculate cutting tool speeds and feeds. (1,4)
  11. Read blue prints and interrupt job operation sheets. (3)
  12. Identify geometric tolerance and how they are used. (5)
  13. Define program format and definitions within. (1,2)
  14. Identify and define machine default "G" codes and miscellaneous "M" codes. (1,2,4)
  15. Describe the program structure. (4,5)
  16. Read, interrupt and edit machine programs. (1,2,4,5)
  17. Identify alphabetical address codes. (1)
  18. Determine solutions for twist drill and end mill problems. (4)
  19. Determine how to maintain part reliability and dimensional specifications for multiple parts. (5)
  20. Adjust for tool nose compensation and determine solutions for tooling problems. (4)