• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: CNC Turning Centers
  • Course #: MACH2435
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will introduce the student to CNC turning centers. Programming, tooling, setup, and operation of CNC turning centers will be emphasized.

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:
Develop turning process
Complete CNC turning center text related work
Develop programs utilizing various methods
Measure X and Z part axis zero
Store tool nose radii and vector directions
Complete tooling setup
Complete tool turret setup
Produce machined part
Examine machined parts
Complete documentation
Complete teardown of setup

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

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