Advanced: CNC Milling
Get certified to use the TORMACH Personal CNC for metal machining.
- Saturdays, May 11 + 18, 2-6pm
- Saturdays, July 13 + 20, 2-6pm
This workshop is for anyone that has completed the Shopbot class and wants to machine small metal parts. We will cover basic machine operation and safety. The system accepts files for both 2D and 3D models. Additionally, basic machining functions are included within the PathPilot R Interface software. These functions use a Conversational screen to generate the G-Code, which then runs the machine. Typical functions include Face, Profile, Pocket, Drill/Tap, Thread Mill, and Engrave. The machine is capable of milling materials such as circuit boards, aluminum, steel, and iron. The table travel capacity is X-18”, Y-9.5”, Z-16.25”. Our machine is the TORMACH Personal CNC, Model PCNC 1100. It uses a spray coolant system to maintain temperature and remove material.
You will learn how to safely operate the machine on your own, so you may use the machine independently after completing the training and becoming a member.
Instructor: Larry Zagorsky
Location and Parking
Important Class Policies
Please be respectful of the short time you and the other participants have to learn and arrive on time. If you are more than half an hour late, we will not be able to teach you. Plan ahead, it always takes time to find on-street parking.
Cancellation of Classes
If the minimum number is not met in class enrollment, the teacher may opt to cancel class. If this is the case, we will give a full refund of class payment and first choice to enroll in future classes. We will attempt to give as much notice as possible.
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