Machine Tool Technology


 

The Machine Tool Technology Program provides training toward the acquisition of proficiency in the use of metal removal and metal forming machine tools.Training in calculations of cutting speeds and feeds, use of measuring tools, study of elementary metallurgy, and making adjustments are also emphasized. Special focus is given to care of equipment, orderliness, accuracy, speed, judgment, confidence and safe working habits.

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MACH 200DE - INTRODUCTION TO MANUAL MACHINING [4-5 UNITS]

This class is an introduction to Machine Tool Technology and Manual Machining. This course examines the theory and function of manual lathes, mills, drilling machines, and saws. The application of utilizing basic measuring tools and blueprints will also be demonstrated in the lab projects. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 201CD - MANUAL MACHINING 2 [3-4 UNITS]

This class is the second of three classes that focus on Manual Machining. The principles and fundamental use of precision grinders and advanced applications of the engine lathe and vertical milling machine are a primary focus. Advanced levels of measuring systems, the study of basic metallurgy, and the techniques of heat treating to enhance the properties of metallic parts are addressed. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

 

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MACH 202CD - MANUAL MACHINING 3 [3 - 4 UNITS]

This class is the third of a series of 3 classes that focus on Manual Machining. Course content is provided in a "Hybrid" manner with the lecture portion only offered online. Content includes the theory and practice in the use of the dividing head, metric system, classes of fit, tool and cutter grinding, gear cutting, and nontraditional machining processes including forging and casting. Carbide cutting tools emphasized. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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MACH 205 - INTRO TO CNC MACHINING [2 UNITS]

This class is an introduction to CNC Machining. Students will be introduced to the CNC Vertical Machining Center, as well as the CNC Turning Center. Controller operation, machine components, workholding, tooling, and general setup practices will be addressed. Conversational controls, machines, and basic programming will also be introduced. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

 

MACH 206 - CNC LATHE PROGRAMMING [3 UNITS]

The use of manual programming techniques to produce a part program with standard G & M codes, utilizing 2 axis CNC turning equipment. Content will include exposure to current industry tool types, speeds and feeds, cutter compensation, canned cycles, threading cycles, and drilling and tapping cycles. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 207 - CNC MILL PROGRAMMING [3 UNITS].

The use of manual programming techniques to produce a part program with standard G & M codes, utilizing 3 axis CNC Vertical Machining Centers. Content will include exposure to current industry tool types, speeds and feeds, cutter compensation, canned cycles, drilling and tapping cycles. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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MACH 208 - COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING [2 UNITS]

The use of CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) programming techniques and software to develop tool path codes required to machine products using CNC milling and turning equipment. Materials fee required. Field trips are not required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 209 - ADVANCED CNC MACHINE OPERATIONS [3 UNITS]

Advanced setups on CNC Machining Center including: 4th axis milling, 3d contouring, and multiple offset setups including fixtures. Advanced setups on CNC Turning Center including live tool drilling and milling and 3 jaw work holding techniques. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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Faculty and Staff:

 

Randy
(209)575-6338
COURSES: MACH 200, 201, 202, 205, MACH 208, 209
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Robert Bates, Lecturer
COURSES: MACH 200
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Shaun Talbot, Instructional Support Technician