In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn basic operations of the vertical milling machine to safely select speeds, change end mills, use the digital readout, and secure work needed to accurately machine parts. Explore the theory of how to successfully choose the correct end mill and speed setting. Work precisely with metal and plastics to cut, drill and surface parts.
Optional Project: Aluminum business card holder
Prerequisites: None. However, successful completion of MTL103 Basic Metal Shop SBU prior to taking this class is recommended.
Equipment access: Milling machine
Minimum age: 12
* Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.