Swiss Turning Level 1 Course
Our aim is to help small and mid-size manufacturers meet workforce and technology challenges by:
- upskilling current CNC operators
- giving no-risk introduction to advanced multi-axis Swiss turn technology and its uses
- allowing access to Swiss turning equipment to do prototypes, one-offs, or short-runs
The result will enable companies to compete more effectively and increase Central Pennsylvania’s economic vitality.
- Explain general safety related to Swiss-turning machines.
- Give a basic explanation of Swiss-turning
- Describe the functions of guide bushings
- Describe variations found in guide bushings
- Explain the effects of bar stock tolerances
- Give a basic explanation of how a collet system works
- Identify and explain the tooling layout found on a Swiss-turning machining.
- Describe and use the coordinate system use by Swiss-turn machines.
- Describe and identify all machine spindles
- Manipulate machine control to select and jog specified axes
- Manipulate machine control to call tool positions
- Use MDI to set RPM’s and start all spindles
Times: 2-6 PM
Location: Thaddeus Stevens College- Leonard Building
Cost (member): Free
Cost (non-member): Free