Manufacturing and Engineering Technology

Computer Numerical Control

cnc_1aThe CNC lab includes several CNC turning and milling machines. It is well equipped to support the CNC curriculum of Engineering Technology. The student will learn how to:

  • Develop programs for CNC equipment manually and with CAD/CAM software.
  • Setup and program CNC equipment.
  • Convert information from CAD to CAM and to CNC G-code.
  • Demonstrate analytical skills for the mathematics used in numerical control.
  • Interface serial communications between CNC equipment and computers.
  • Demonstrate writing, reading, analytical, and communication skills while developing projects and presentations.