CNC Milling & Turning Basics

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Online / Hybrid,Onsite

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Course Overview

This course provides a project based overview of the basics of CNC Milling & Turning. Using a CNC simulator, the student will write basic G-Code programs, watch them run and troubleshoot their functionality. PS1104 provides the “why” behind CNC machine operations so the student has the ability to make more intelligent decisions at the machine.

Course Outline

  • History of CNC
  • Cartesian coordinate system
  • CNC machine standard parts
  • Understanding axes & origins
  • Understanding G & M Code
  • Basic programming on CNC Mills & Lathes
  • Incremental vs. Absolute moves
  • Understanding the machine controls
  • Program editing and troubleshooting