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MLW 444 - Advanced Equipment Techniques

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course gives the student the opportunity to become proficient on the following equipment and associated software: CNC router operation and programming; Point-to-Point Machine Center operation and programming; Molder operation including template making, setup and maintenance; Beam saw programming, operation and maintenance; Edgebander operation programming and maintenance.
Prerequisite: MLW 440 , MLW 441 , MLW 442 , MLW 443  
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate proficiency at operation and programming of CNC router
    1. Draw and generate NC code for cabinet parts
    2. Home the CNC and setup and touch off tooling
    3. Set machine and mill parts
    4. Set up riser supports and set new home to mill parts on riser
  2. Demonstrate proficiency at operation and programming of P to P machine center
    1. Draw and generate NC code for cabinet parts
    2. Home the P to P and setup and touch off tooling
    3. Set machine and mill parts in A and D fields
    4. Set up fixtures and mill small parts
  3. Demonstrate proficiency at grinding knives, setup, operation and maintenance of moulder
    1. Produce custom knives
    2. Demonstrate proficiency at understanding all controls and maintenance items on moulder
    3. Setup all spindles on moulder and run moulding
  4. Demonstrate proficiency at operating, programming and maintaining a beam saw
    1. Start up and operate beam saw in various manual modes
    2. Create program for beam saw using Cabnetware.
    3. Operate beam saw in automatic mode
    4. Demonstrate knowledge of general maintenance of beam saw
  5. Demonstrate proficiency at Edgebander operation and maintenance
    1. Set up and operate the Edgebander for various types of thicknesses of edgebanding and part types
    2. Show how to program the PLC controller for a specific banding operation
    3. Perform maintenance on the Edgebander including the following



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