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CNC101: Concepts of CNC
Class Number 212-117671

Learn the basics of CNC (computer numerical control) devices. This seminar will present the whole CNC process, from CAD (computer aided design) to CAM (computer aided machining) to CUT (cutting your part). Learn the essentials of calculating feeds and speeds. Understand the uses and differences between climb cutting and conventional cutting.

TechShop CNC Machining Series Overview

Learn the big picture:
  • Concepts of CNC Learn all the vocabulary and concepts needed to get the most out of the other classes in this series
Learn to translate your drawing into machine readable code:
  • CAD to CAM - VCarve Pro and Cut3D This class focuses on converting your CAD drawings into files for the ShopBot CNC router
  • CAD to CAM - InventorCAM Software This class focuses on converting your CAD drawings into files for the Tormach CNC mill, but the software will also work on the ShopBot
Prerequisites: None!

Safety: Closed-toe shoes are required.

TechShop Location: TechShop Detroit-Allen Park
Room / Area: Conference Room
Instructor: George Denison
Class Date: Monday, Dec 4, 2017
Start Time: 6:00 PM
Class Length: 2 Hours
Member Price: $80.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $100.00
Lab Fee: None
Age Range: 8 and Up
Must Attend with Parent: 8 through 15
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 25
Current Students: 0
Seats Left: 25
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