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CNC Programming Procedure for a CNC Lathe JC-CNC-4010


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Course Description

CNC lathes require a program to maximize the machine’s capabilities. Creating a CNC program is only performed after a careful planning stage to determine exactly what machining operations and which part dimensions the CNC lathe will need to machine.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Define a CNC program

• Define the steps in CNC programming

• Understand the importance of thoroughly planning the creation of a CNC program

• Define program zero

• Distinguish between machine zero and program zero

• List common points used as a program zero

• List methods of creating a CNC program

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.2