MACH2415 CNC Milling

This course will introduce the student to the fundamentals of computer numerical controlled milling. Programming, tooling requirements, machine setup, and machine operation will be emphasized.




CNC Operators Certificate, or equivalent industry experience with instructor's approval

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Develop milling process
Complete CNC milling text related work
Develop programs utilizing various methods
Measure X and Y part axis zero
Complete tooling setup
Complete tool carousel setup
Measure tool length offsets
Complete CNC program editing
Produce machined parts
Inspect machined parts
Complete documentation
Complete teardown of setup

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

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Credit Details