• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Gibbs CAD/CAM Milling
  • Course #: MACH2475
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to computer-assisted design and computer-assisted machining. Students will use the latest version of GibbsCAM software to simulate CNC milling and generate CNC code. Part design, machining processes, and post-processor selection will be covered. 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:
Explain CNC milling concepts
Prepare new part file
Complete part setup on Gibbs
Prepare part geometry
Prepare cutting tools from library
Develop machining operations
Develop machining processes
Simulate cut part rendering
Develop post-processing file
Explain Geometry Expert function
Explain 2 1/2 Axis surfacing
Develop machining patterns
Produce text engraving files

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  METS1000 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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