Nov 22, 2019  
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PRS 141 - CNC Lathe Lecture

Hours: 1
An introduction to the fundamental skills required in the machining industry. Skill topics include: types of CNC turning machines, work-holding, CNC turning programming, types of motion for turning, machine control panel, machine and work coordinate systems, work offset settings, cutting tools for turning, program entry for turning and turning operations. The overarching goal of this course is to afford the student the opportunity to earn NIMS credentials, (The National Institute for Metal Working Skills) as they demonstrate their competency with the tools and procedures used in the industry. NIMS credentials certify to employers that the holder is qualified to work in the industry. In this course students can earn two NIMS credentials. They are CNC Turning: Programming Set-up and Operations and CNC Turning: Operator. This course serves as a component to NIMS Level 1 credentials. This course is an introduction to the CNC Lathe and the machining operations on the CNC Lathe.

Prerequisite:  PRS 111 , PRS 112 , PRS 121 , PRS 122 , PRS 103  
Corequisite: PRS 142  



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