TAM 142 - CNC Mill Set-up
Students will apply Computer Numerical Control (CNC) operating, set-up, and minor programming skills to produce components to specifications on various types of CNC milling equipment. There will be demonstrations and short student projects. Three class hours.
Prerequisites: TAM 101, TAM 121, AND TAM 131 ; Corequisite: TAM 139.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Apply all safety rules concerning the setup and use of CNC equipment and shop surroundings to 100% compliance.
2. Identify and apply various machine components i.e. control panel, jog controls, choosing tool holders and tooling. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
3. Interpret, prepare, and generate basic conversational programs. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
4. Demonstrate the installation, storage, activating and restarting programs. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
5. Appling tool offsets and tool data, when installing or replace tools. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
6. Adapt an existing mill process planning sheet, select work holding devices install new tooling, establish program zeros, and establish a safe tool change position. This will be done to a minimum 70% compliance.
Course Offered Fall and Spring