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CNC 216 - CNC with Machining Applications

Credits: 4
Instructional Contact Hours: 4

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.

Prerequisite(s): CNC 162  or SKCN 162 , MS 181W  or SKTR 181W  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 0 Lab Hours: 60
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives  

  1. Write a program for the CNC control.
    1. Learn machine format using the manufacturer's programming manual
    2. Find and apply canned cycles using the manufacturer’s programming manual
    3. Enter a program into the control using the manufacturer’s programming manual as a guide
    4. Learn machine’s control panel layout and functions using the manufacturer’s operation manual
    5. Determine depth of cut
    6. Determine width of cut
    7. Calculate feed rate
    8. Calculate spindle speed
    9. Locate required surface finish on the part print
    10. Calculate the surface finish
    11. Calculate spindle horsepower
    12. Down-load/Up-load part program(s) from/to the control
  2. Set up the machine to cut the part.
    1. Determine tooling required to perform the necessary tasks illustrated on the part print
    2. Change fixturing scheme if necessary
    3. Mount work piece
    4. Install cutting tools
    5. Measure cutting tools
  3. Cut and inspect part.
    1. Learn machine’s control panel layout and functions using the manufacturer’s operation manual
    2. Learn to use single block mode
    3. Determine tooling required to inspect the finished part
    4. Make oversize/undersize trial cuts
    5. Inspect trial cuts
    6. Adjust tool offsets as required
    7. Learn to use automatic cycle mode
    8. Inspect the finished part



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