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CNC with Machining Applications

CNC 216

CNC with Machining Applications

CNC 216

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: CAD 120 or SKCA 120, MS 181 or SKTR 181, CNC 162 or SKCN 162, MS 181W or SKTR 181.

Emphasizes the programming methodology for producing quality parts using the CNC machines. Discusses conversational programming language with secondary emphasis on tooling setups, part setups, and machining. Utilizes horizontal and vertical machining center for program testing. Credit may be earned in SKCN 216 or CNC 216 but not both. (0-60)

Outcomes and Objectives

Write a program for the CNC control.

Objectives:

  • Learn machine format using the manufacturer's programming manual
  • Find and apply canned cycles using the manufacturer's programming manual
  • Enter a program into the control using the manufacturer's programming manual as a guide
  • Learn machine's control panel layout and functions using the manufacturer's operation manual
  • Determine depth of cut
  • Determine width of cut
  • Calculate feed rate
  • Calculate spindle speed
  • Locate required surface finish on the part print
  • Calculate the surface finish
  • Calculate spindle horsepower
  • Down-load/Up-load part program(s) from/to the control

Set up the machine to cut the part.

Objectives:

  • Determine tooling required to perform the necessary tasks illustrated on the part print
  • Change fixturing scheme if necessary
  • Mount work piece
  • Install cutting tools
  • Measure cutting tools

Cut and inspect part.

Objectives:

  • Learn machine's control panel layout and functions using the manufacturer's operation manual
  • Learn to use single block mode
  • Determine tooling required to inspect the finished part
  • Make oversize/undersize trial cuts
  • Inspect trial cuts
  • Adjust tool offsets as required
  • Learn to use automatic cycle mode
  • Inspect the finished part