Dec 02, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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MCH 224 - Advanced CNC Lathe Operations

Credit(s): 3

Prerequisite(s): MCH 125 .
This course provides advanced instruction in the setup and operation of the HAAS TM1 lathe. Projects will include specialty tooling and automatic machining. Students will gain experience in process and quality control of part production. Other topics include specialty tooling, multi-axis machining, process control, and parts production. (Spring Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Identify and practice safety rules.
  • Perform advanced machine set using vises and fixturing.
  • Use the advanced program editor on the machine controller.
  • Use the machine controller to adjust feeds/speeds/tool offsets.
  • Identify and use insert type cutting tools.
  • Produce advanced programs using G code format.
  • Use the IPS system.
  • Use precision measuring tools to check all work.
  • Troubleshoot program or machining problems.

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