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MAC101: Milling Machine SBU
Class Number 1-51182

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn basic operations of the vertical milling machine to safely select speeds, change end mills, use the digital readout, and secure work needed to accurately machine parts. Explore the theory of how to successfully choose the correct end mill and speed setting. Work precisely with metal and plastics to cut, drill and surface parts.

Project: Aluminum business card holder

Prerequisite(s): None. However, MTL101, Basic Metal Shop is recommended.

Equipment access: Milling machine

Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: During class, all 16- and 17-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the mill outside of class time, 16- and 17-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety

  • Mandatory: Closed-toed shoes, eye protection, and short sleeves. Tie hair back or secure under a cap and remove all jewelry.

  • Advisable: Hearing protection


Materials fee: The materials fee includes materials for the class project, and an end mill for each student to keep. (Classes after 4/1/14)

Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop

TechShop Location: TechShop Mid-Peninsula
Room / Area: Machine Shop
Instructor: Devon Luna
 
Class Date: Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Class Length: 3 Hours
 
Member Price: $90.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $125.00
Lab Fee: $25.00
 
Age Range: 16 and Up
Must Attend with Parent: 16 through 17
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 5
Current Students: 2
Seats Left: 3

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