• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: CNC Swiss-Style Lathe Setup and Operation
  • Course #: MACH2505
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will further expose students to the setup of CNC Swiss Style Lathes, tooling, and the bar feeder. The student will setup and operate CNC Swiss-Style Lathes. Parts will be machined from selected programs. 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:
Examine programming codes
Complete setup for main and sub-spindle collets
Complete setup for guide bushings
Complete setup for O.D. cutting tools
Complete setup for I.D. cutting tools
Complete setup for live tooling
Complete setup for bar feed
Complete setting tool offsets
Complete tapping operations
Complete cross drilling operations
Complete milling operations
Complete thread cutting operations
Complete setup teardown

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MACH2500 plus graduation from or concurrent enrollment in a 2 year Machine Tool Technology Program or a minimum of 2 years of related work experience
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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