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MET 210 CNC Lathe: Operator Training II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

Description: Setup and operation of a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) lathe and CNC Mill/Turn. Topics covered include manufacturing operation instructions and functioning program, changing tool values, and replacing and qualify tooling. Advanced CNC lathe topics include production tooling and coolants, live tooling (mill/turn), tail stock, bar pull/feed, advanced program editing, CANNED cycle use and manipulation, and set up time reduction. Proper machine shop safety is also covered.

Prerequisites: (MET102 MET206 and MET208) or permission of Department or Division Chair.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of shop safety, housekeeping and etiquette. (I)
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate the procedure for setup and production of the close tolerance part on a CNC turning center, CNC Mill/Turn machine. (II)
3. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of a CNC turning center tooling and qualify tooling as necessary. (III)
4. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of machine maintenance, tooling, and coolant. (III)
5. (Application Level) Demonstrate change over of work holding devices (chucking to collet closer). (IV)
6. (Application Level) Demonstrate production use of a CNC turning center utilizing bar feeders. (IV)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate and explain setup time reduction techniques. (IV)
8. (Application Level) Demonstrate boring chuck jaws. (IV)
9. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of a tailstock part support system. (IV)
10. (Application Level) Demonstrate machine control graphic programming. (V)
11. (Application Level) Demonstrate program manipulation and optimization utilizing CANNED cycles. (V)
12. (Application Level) Demonstrate advanced program editing. (VI)
13. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of shop measuring instruments to qualify a part. (VII)
14. (Application Level) Setup and run part numbers: 210.1, 210.2, 210.3, 210.4, and 210.5. (VIII)

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