NCT 255: Probes, Macros and Conversational Programming for CNC

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of intuitive probing system (IPS) and visual quick code (VQC) for creation of probing cycles for CNC machine tools. The offset tool setter (OTS), the optical measurement probe (OMP) outputs and user defined inspection routines will be integrated into part programs. Students will setup and calibrate the OTS for various operational settings as well as understand the method for calibrating the OMP.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; NCT 121 and NCT 221, minimum grade "C"

Level II Prereq: Industry CNC machining experience may fulfill the NCT 121 and NCT 221 prerequisite

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Description Hours
Credits 4
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 45
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 90

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