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CNC101: Concepts of CNC
Class Number 212-54115

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

Learn how to use the CNC machine - hands-on classes

CNC ShopBot CNC Router SBU

CNC Tormach CNC Mill SBU

Waterjet cutter

TechShop Location: TechShop San Francisco
Room / Area: Conference Room
Instructor: Claude Noriega
 
Class Date: Saturday, Sep 27, 2014
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Class Length: 2 Hours
 
Member Price: $60.00 Note: Active membership badge required at class check in.
Non-member Price: $75.00
Lab Fee: None
 
Age Range: 12 and Up (Contact the store to register students under 13.)
Must Attend with Parent: 12 through 15
Min. Students: 2
Max Students: 25
Current Students: 2
Seats Left: 23

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