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CAM 2204 Computer Numerical Control Lathe Programming

Development of Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programs for two axis CNC lathes including linear and circular interpolation, turning,grooving and threading cycles; drilling and tapping; G & M codes. Review setup and operation of CNC lathe; adjusting tool offsets to hold part tolerance. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.

Division: Science, Mathematics and Engineering
Department: Computer Aided Manufacturing
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: CAM 1109 OR CAM 1161 AND CAM 1116 


  • Following an operations process plan, write and debug a CNC program for the CNC lathe.
  • Analyze part and develop an appropriate manufacturing operations process plan utilizing tooling for CNC lathe.
  • Utilizing the process plan and CNC program, setup the CNC lathe with all tools, program and manufacture the part.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 2