Jun 25, 2022  
2017-2018 
    
2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SKCN 216 - CNC with Machining Applications

Credits: 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): CAD 120  or SKCA 120 , MS 181W  or SKTR 181W , CNC 162  or SKCN 162 , MS 182  or SKTR 182  
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. Use the manufacturer's programming manual to learn machine format.
    2. Use the manufacturer’s programming manual to find and apply canned cycles.
    3. Use the manufacturer’s programming manual as a guide in the procedure of entering a program into the control.
    4. Use the manufacturer’s operation manual to learn machine’s control panel layout and functions.
    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. Use the manufacturer’s operation manual to learn machine’s control panel layout and functions.
    2. 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. Use automatic cycle mode.
    8. Inspect the finished part.



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