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Tool Training: CNC Mill
Somerville, United States
If you already know what you want to build and you just want to learn how to use the tools you need safely (or if you just want a refresher), Tool Training sessions are for you. Classes are kept small so each student gets a lot of personal attention, and each training session is themed for a certain set of tools - just take the sessions you need to get going.
Students will become familiar with basic machine anatomy and various safe automated CNC milling operations. Students will leave with an understanding of the MillPwr conversational CNC controller and part programming techniques.
If proficiency is achieved, students will leave the class qualified to do independent work on the Asylum's Sharp Vertical Milling Machine with MillPwr CNC Servo Controller.
Practice materials will be provided by Artisan's Asylum.
Manual machining tool training sessions are available on Sunday afternoons on alternate weekends, from 2:30-5pm. You can register for a particular session according to the dates on the ticket types above.
Eric Van Dyke thinks about one thing and one thing only–how things are made. As a manufacturing engineer, he enjoys the company of high-powered robots, loud assembly lines, molten plastics, and shiny metals. He’s published research on high-speed aluminum machining, competed in robot design competitions, and loves photography. Eric is an industrial fermentation engineer by day and an avid beer homebrewer by night. He will help you rebuild the world after the zombies have come and gone.
10 Tyler Street
Artisan's Asylum, Inc.
Artisan's Asylum is a community fabrication and makerspace near Union Square, Somerville MA, that is dedicated to making creativity a way of life. It does this by maintaining a community workshop, training its members in the use of all of its professional-grade equipment, and hosting events promoting the learning and practicing of craft and creative expression.