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For the Toolmaking & Precision

Machining Industry

AMRC, Sheffield

Introduction to
CNC Turning

A four-day introduction to the basic concepts of CNC
lathe-work, and typical applications in today’s modern
engineering environment.

Course aims Who should attend
This course enables the The course is aimed at
candidate to gain an candidates who have a manual
understanding of the machining grounding, and who
first principles employed have the desire to up-skill and
in CNC turning. It will expand their present abilities
enable the learner to have to meet the future demands of
an understanding of the an ever changing engineering
safety aspects of automated environment.
turning processes used in the
manufacturing industry.
For further information please
You will gain an understanding contact:
of basic G-Coding and will David Beattie
manually program the machine
T: 0121 392 8994
to simulate several components
of varying difficulty. E:

Investing in Your Future
European Regional
Development Fund 2007-13

For the Toolmaking & Precision Machining Industry Day one • Health & safety in a CNC environment • Introduction to CNC machine tools • Axes designation • Cartesian co-ordinates • Absolute & incremental positioning systems • Units of measurement • Program structure • Fanuc G code programming • Interpolation moves oo Rapid traverse oo Linear interpolation oo Circular interpolation • Cutter compensation • Cutting speeds & feed-rates • Cutting speed safety • Ensuring safety within part-programs Day two • Hand written program – features to include: oo Parallel Diameters oo Tapered Diameters oo Roughing Cycle oo Finishing Cycle oo Face Turning Cycle oo Radii oo Chamfers Day three • Machine set-up oo External Grooving oo External Screwcutting oo Tool Holding oo Tool Offsets oo Work holding oo Work Offsets Day four • Practical Production on state of the art machines • Computer based assessment & certification • Tool & Work Offsets • Saving and loading programs Programme delivery • 4-Day programme • Classroom & workshop based • Practical based programme .