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MAC201: Advanced Milling Machine - Tramming and Precision
Class Number 257-117659

In this advanced skills class, learn the art of tramming, how to make sure the mill and vise are exactly plumb and parallel, and how to precisely square up work. Confidently use a dial test indicator, 1-2-3 block, fly cutter, and deburring stone. Leave with the skill to mill flat and square projects to a very high degree of accuracy. With practice and patience, become a more accurate machinist and competent mill user!

Project: Square an aluminum part

  • Required: Successful completion of MAC101: Milling Machine SBU prior to taking this class

  • Recommended: At least 10 hours of mill experience
Minimum age: 16

Supervision requirements: All 16- to 17-year-olds must attend class with a parent or guardian and be supervised, while using the mill, by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

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

  • Recommended: Hearing protection

    TechShop Location: TechShop Detroit-Allen Park
    Room / Area: Machine Shop
    Instructor: Bob Cote
    Class Date: Thursday, Dec 28, 2017
    Start Time: 5:30 PM
    Class Length: 2 Hours
    Member Price: $120.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
    Non-member Price: $150.00
    Lab Fee: None
    Age Range: 12 and Up
    Must Attend with Parent: 12 through 17
    Min. Students: 2
    Max Students: 4
    Current Students: 0
    Seats Left: 4

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