CNC Machining @ M|I|C/A

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Access

Our CNC machines are taught through coursework.

The same person who helps you program your file must help you run the file.

CNC training

The FANUC CNC manual is the first step in learning any CNC equipment in dFab. It can be downloaded here dFab FANUC CNC Manual

CNC Quizes

The quizes referenced in the manual are linked below

CNC Level 1 Quiz - Achieve a perfect score before operating machine as part of coursework

CNC Level 2 Quiz - Achieve a perfect score to use CNC outside of coursework covering this topic

CNC Level 3 Quiz - Achieve a perfect score to use CNC independently

Machines

The links below contain specific information for our CNC machines as well as calendars for scheduling and some links to tutorials and example files.

FANUC

XYZ dimensions: 49”x97”x12”
Spindle: 12hp|6000rpm-24000rpm (but it wants 10k-20k)
Feed Rates: 600ipm Cutting |1000ipm Rapid
Vacuum Table: 6 zones 10hp, Pod Ready
Tool Changer: 18 tools
File Name: Up to 32 characters

Haas VF-1

XYZ dimensions: 20”x16”x20”
Spindle: 30hp|50rpm-8100rpm
Feed Rates: 650ipm Cutting|1000ipm Rapid
Table: (3) 1/2-13 T-Slots|3000lb weight limit
Tool Changer: 20 tools Max weight 12lb
File Name: Onnnnn (first comment is user readable filename)