CNC304: CNC Plasma Cutter SBU
Class Number 32-53639
Learn how to cut metal with the CNC (computer controlled) plasma cutter in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. The automated cutting torch works with graphics software like CorelDRAW and two-dimensional CAD drawings from AutoCAD or Autodesk Inventor to cut virtually any shape from sheet metal, cold rolled steel, aluminum, copper, stainless steel, and other metals. This machine cuts up to 1/2" thick and has a work surface of 4’ x 8’. Sit back and relax while the computer takes over.
Project: Cut a gear from a piece of metal
Prerequisites: CAD to CAM experience and an understanding of vector-based graphics are recommended.
Equipment access: Plasma cutter
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 plasma cutter 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.
Passing this class is a requirement to use this equipment at TechShop
|TechShop Location:||TechShop Mid-Peninsula|
|Room / Area:||Hot Shop / Sheet Metal Room|
|Class Date:||Wednesday, Sep 17, 2014|
|Start Time:||8:00 PM|
|Class Length:||2.5 Hours|
|Member Price:||$75.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.|
|Age Range:||16 and Up|
|Must Attend with Parent:||16 through 17|