Machine Tool Technology

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Araceli Zarate Alida Garcia, Counselor Natalie Hassell, Counselor
Araceli Zarate
SSSP Specialist
Alida Garcia
Counselor
Natalie Hassell
Counselor

The Machine Tool Technology Program provides training toward the acquisition of proficiency in the use of metal removal and metal forming machine tools.Training in calculations of cutting speeds and feeds, use of measuring tools, study of elementary metallurgy, and making adjustments are also emphasized. Special focus is given to care of equipment, orderliness, accuracy, speed, judgment, confidence and safe working habits.

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MACH 200DE - INTRODUCTION TO MANUAL MACHINING [4-5 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 211DE: Machine Tool Technology 1 Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to satisfactorily complete MATH 19 or satisfactorily complete MATH 20 or qualification by the MJC assessment process.

This class is an introduction to Machine Tool Technology and Manual Machining. This course examines the theory and function of manual lathes, mills, drilling machines, and saws. The application of utilizing basic measuring tools and blueprints will also be demonstrated in the lab projects. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 201CD - MANUAL MACHINING 2 [3-4 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 212DE: Machine Tool Technology 2 Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of MACH 200DE.

This class is the second of three classes that focus on Manual Machining. The principles and fundamental use of precision grinders and advanced applications of the engine lathe and vertical milling machine are a primary focus. Advanced levels of measuring systems, the study of basic metallurgy, and the techniques of heat treating to enhance the properties of metallic parts are addressed. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

 

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MACH 202CD - MANUAL MACHINING 3 [3 - 4 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 213: Machine Tool Technology 3 Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of MACH 201CD

This class is the third of a series of 3 classes that focus on Manual Machining. Course content is provided in a "Hybrid" manner with the lecture portion only offered online. Content includes the theory and practice in the use of the dividing head, metric system, classes of fit, tool and cutter grinding, gear cutting, and nontraditional machining processes including forging and casting. Carbide cutting tools emphasized. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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MACH 205 - INTRO TO CNC MACHINING [2 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 222: CNC Machine Operations Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to have a working knowledge of Manual or CNC Machine Tools and have experience in the use of precision measuring tools (Micrometers, Vernier Caliper, etc.).

This class is an introduction to CNC Machining. Students will be introduced to the CNC Vertical Machining Center, as well as the CNC Turning Center. Controller operation, machine components, workholding, tooling, and general setup practices will be addressed. Conversational controls, machines, and basic programming will also be introduced. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

 

 

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MACH 206 - CNC LATHE PROGRAMMING [3 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 218: Intro to CNC Lathe Programming Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to have previous machining experience setting up and/or operating a CNC machine and satisfactorily complete MATH 19 or satisfactorily complete MATH 20 or qualification by the MJC assessment process.

The use of manual programming techniques to produce a part program with standard G & M codes, utilizing 2 axis CNC turning equipment. Content will include exposure to current industry tool types, speeds and feeds, cutter compensation, canned cycles, threading cycles, and drilling and tapping cycles. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 207 - CNC MILL PROGRAMMING [3 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 219: Introduction to CNC Mill Programming Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to have previous machining experience in setting up and/or operating a CNC machine and satisfactorily complete MATH 19 or satisfactorily complete MATH 20 or qualification by the MJC assessment process.

The use of manual programming techniques to produce a part program with standard G & M codes, utilizing 3 axis CNC Vertical Machining Centers. Content will include exposure to current industry tool types, speeds and feeds, cutter compensation, canned cycles, drilling and tapping cycles. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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MACH 208 - COMPUTER AIDED MANUFACTURING [2 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 220: CNC Machine Tool Programming Recommended for Success: Before enrolling in this course, students are strongly advised to be familiar with basic metal cutting practices, machine tool setup, and calculation of cutting tool speeds and feeds and have a working knowledge in the operation of personal computers and have a basic understanding of formatting, structure, and codes used in standard G & M code CNC programming format. 

The use of CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) programming techniques and software to develop tool path codes required to machine products using CNC milling and turning equipment. Materials fee required. Field trips are not required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

MACH 209 - ADVANCED CNC MACHINE OPERATIONS [3 UNITS]
Formerly listed as: MACH 223: Advanced CNC Machine Operations Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of MACH 205.

Advanced setups on CNC Machining Center including: 4th axis milling, 3d contouring, and multiple offset setups including fixtures. Advanced setups on CNC Turning Center including live tool drilling and milling and 3 jaw work holding techniques. Materials fee required. Field trips might be required. Not repeatable. (A-F or P/NP) Transfer: (CSU)

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Machine Shop Program!

Professor Randy Thoe

Professor Randy Thoe

(209)575-6338
COURSES: MACH 211, MACH 212, MACH 213, MACH 222, MACH 301, 218, 219

Guest Lecturer Robert Bates

 

   (209)575-6338  

   batesr@mjc.edu

 

Shaun Talbot

   
 
   (209)575-6338 
 
   
   Machine Tool Technology
   
   Instructional Support Technician

 


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