CNC SWISS-STYLE LATHE PROGRAMMING

  • Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: CNC Swiss-Style Lathe Programming
  • Course #: MACH2510
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will require students to write and produce programs for CNC Swiss Style Lathes. The student will also produce projects on the CNC Swiss Style Lathes using these programs. Setup and cycle reduction time will also 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:
Identify G&M programming codes
Examine program format
Identify program creation format
Prepare simple/basic programs
Complete manual program input
Use program creation software
Prepare multiple axis programs
Complete loading programs into control
Setup machine to produce parts
Complete program edits
Verify programs
Identify alarm codes
Complete tool offsets operations
Complete parts to specifications

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MACH2505 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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