Four hours, eighteen minutes of
presentation on one CD-rom disk!
4 hour, 18 minute CD-rom disk and jacket
Go beyond the basics!
So you've been working with CNC
machines for a while and feeling pretty
comfortable with what you know. But maybe you're
self taught - and wondering if there are some
things you've missed while working on your own.
Or maybe you've received your training from a
local technical school or a machine tool builder
- and you know that they only stress the easiest
(or most understandable) methods of using CNC
In Advanced Techniques with Basic CNC
features, we'll fill in the blanks for self-taught
people. And since the easiest way to handle a problem is
seldom the most efficient, we'll show many alternative
uses for basic CNC features. We're making anything not
commonly addressed in basic CNC courses fair game for
this comprehensive CD-rom course. While most techniques
are easy to understand, you may be surprised at the
number of advanced implications are available, even for
We define an advanced technique as any
technique that you don't currently know about that can
help you. Again, many of these techniques are quite
basic, but just not commonly known. People with from six
months to one year of experience will get the most out
of this course. But even people with many years of
experience may be surprised at how many techniques they
are not familiar with!
We start with a lengthy presentation of
basic premises for improving CNC machine tool
utilization. Next we make sure students understand
parameters (many of the techniques presented in this
course are affected by parameter settings). We then go
through the various CNC programming features that have
advanced implications, including block delete
techniques, sequence number techniques, a lengthy
discussion of G code techniques, M code techniques, S
code techniques, and T code techniques.
While most of the techniques can be applied
to any CNC control model, specific examples are given in
the format for Fanuc controls (note that many control
manufacturers claim that their controls are
Fanuc-compatible). This course focuses on the two most
popular forms of CNC machine tools, CNC machining
centers and CNC turning centers.
A 122 page manual is provided on the CD-rom
disk in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. This manual
parallels the CD-rom presentation, and will make a
excellent portable reference once you complete the
All presentations have been developed using
Microsoft PowerPoint for Windows 95/98, which is fast
becoming the industry standard for computer generated
presentations. We use the freely distributed PowerPoint
Viewer to display all presentations. PowerPoint Viewer
System requirements: You must have a
multimedia computer with Windows 95 or above and a
minimum of 64 megs of internal memory to run the
Multiple course discount: We offer a
substantial discount for each additional (identical)
course purchased. First course $189.00 (full price).
Each additional Advanced techniques course: $57.00. If
you order five courses, for example, the total price
will be $417.00 and will include five CDs (manual is
supplied in PDF format on each CD).