MET 220 - Programming CNC Machine Tools
An introductory course in the fundamentals and some of the advanced principles of CNC Milling/Turning. Topics to include: Introduction to NC/CNC Machinery (history, input media and tooling), New Part Production Set-up, Typical Controller Operations (store, load and edit programs) and Manual Part Programming of CNC machine tools using the industry standard "G" and "M" Codes.
Prerequisite: MET 122 Manufacturing Processes II
2 Class Hours, 2 Laboratory Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Set up a CNC machine (load and touch off tools, load programs).
2. Be familiar with the controls of a typical CNC machine.
3. Program basic linear and circular part geometry.
4. Know when and how to use subprograms, cutter compensation and canned cycles.
5. Make necessary corrections to programs and machine set-up to run quality parts.
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