The set-up, operation, and programming of computer numerical control (CNC) vertical machining centers is presented. Fundamentals in CNC concepts and programming are presented. Topics include shop safety, positioning and coordinate systems used in CNC programming, part programming, cutting processes, diagnosis and correction of programming errors, and advanced programming techniques used in production machining. Students will be using Haas vertical machining centers and will have the opportunity to test for their National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) level 1 operator, setup, and programming credential.
Prereq: MTT 100; MTT 110.
Recommended Coreq: MTT120.
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