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Basics of CNC Machining and Computer-Aided Programming: Weekend Course

Museum of Making7 September 2024 - 8 September 2024

Gain the knowledge and skills to create and run CNC (Computer Numerical Control) programs confidently

Join us at the Museum of Making for an engaging and hands-on course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of CNC machining and computer-aided programming. This comprehensive program will guide you through the essential steps of creating and executing CNC programs, ensuring you gain a solid foundation in this vital aspect of modern manufacturing.

About this workshop:

Understand the basics of CNC (Computer Numerical Control) technology, including the principles and applications in various industries.

  • Computer-Aided Programming: Learn how to use various software tools to create precise and efficient CNC programs. We’ll cover the essentials of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software.
  • Program Preparation and Drawings: Gain insights into preparing accurate technical drawings and translating them into CNC programs. Discover best practices for ensuring your designs are optimized for machining.
  • Machine Operation: Get hands-on experience running CNC machines. We’ll walk you through the setup, calibration, and operation of the machinery, emphasizing safety and efficiency.
  • Ideology and Best Practices: Explore the ideology behind successful CNC machining. Learn how to approach projects methodically and apply industry-standard practices for optimal results.

By the end of the course, you’ll have the knowledge and skills to create and run CNC programs confidently. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refresh your skills, this course offers valuable insights into the world of CNC machining.

About the course leader: 

Filip Matyja is a CNC engineer and software designer for Maxicam CNC. He works with digital manufacturing platforms and also is expert in 3D printing and Laser Cutter production.

Filip is a long-time collaborator with Museum of Making and delivers workshop staff CNC training and teaching operating software strategies. He works nationally and internationally delivering technical training on CNC machinery.

Working safely?

If you have any concerns or specific requirements regarding attending this course please feel free to get in touch with us by emailing info@derbymuseums.org

Course booking terms and conditions:

Please note that if you choose to cancel your place your ticket price will be refunded minus the Ticketsource service fee. Your total refund is dependent on the number of days notice given:
– A minimum of 7 days before the event – full refund – minus TicketSource fee
– 6 – 3 days before event – 50% refund minus TicketSource fee
– 2 days before event – no refund
In the event that Derby Museums needs to cancel a workshop, your ticket will be refunded in full.

Booking essential, suitable for adults.

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