• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: CNC Setup and Operation
  • Course #: MACH2400
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will familiarize students with CNC machines. The student will be trained in safety procedures, setup, and operation of various types of CNC machines. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Demonstrate CNC machines
Explain CNC controls
Explain CNC programming language
Explain CNC language format
Complete CNC machining center setups
Demonstrate conversational machining center programming
Demonstrate conversational turning center programming
Explain manual programming applications
Simulate program on machine controllers
Demonstrate optical tool setter
Demonstrate CNC tuning center tool setting probe

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    CNC Operators certificate, or equivalent industry experience with instructors approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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