One or two-day course
This course presents the practical basics for learning how to use the latest CNC equipment. By incorporating a proven key concepts approach, it examines the techniques needed for programming and operating a variety of CNC machine tools with emphasis on CNC machining and turning centers. Participants will gain a firm understanding of the basics required to become proficient with this sophisticated and popular form of manufacturing equipment.
All presentations are directed towards entry-level and intermediate CNC professionals. Managers will find this course beneficial in obtaining a good working knowledge of CNC. CAM system programmers, operators, setup personnel, programmers, CAD/CAM programmers.
- Learn the six key concepts of manual programming
- Identify special features of manual programming designed to make programming easier and safer
- Find out why formatting the techniques must be used
- Grasp the three basic forms of motion control
- Focus on the types of compensation
- Learn how to and when to program tool offsets
- Identify four types of formatting
- Grasp what simple canned and multiple pass cycles are
- Focus on sub-programming techniques
- Focus on coordinate system manipulation