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Instructor: John Mitchell
John Mitchell Biography: John Mitchell is the Manager of Mechanical Services at IPFW. He has degrees in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Technology and over 40 years of experience working in industry, specifically CNC Installation, Set-up, Maintenance, and Programming.

Classes by this instructor

Prerequisite: Interest in and beginning knowledge of conventional machinery.

In this course on machine shop safety, discussion will center on proper usage and care of conventional machinery. Participants also will learn about the use of measuring tools used in the machine shop, and practice defining feed and speed, as well as how to arrive at the proper thought process to achieve accurate cutting conditions.
January 6, 2018 to February 3, 2018, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg. CNC Lab 137 (10 seats (67%) remaining)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of basic machining methods and the fundamentals of CNC machining.

This course for shop owners, engineers, industrial workers and CNC operators will cover fundamental operations and safety procedures. Topics to be covered include horizontal/vertical band saw, drill press, lathe operation, using the lathe to form threads, mill operations, CNC coordinate systems, tool offsets and functions, and other introductory CNC topics.
February 10, 2018 to March 10, 2018, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg. CNC Lab 137 (13 seats (87%) remaining)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of professional machining and the fundamentals of CNC machining equivalent to the Introduction to CNC Machining course.

This course is designed to provide more detailed theoretical and practical knowledge of CNC machining and will cover more advanced topics using the IPFW Haas Technical Education Center (HTEC). Advanced M and G code programming, fourth and fifth axis machining, and an introduction to CAD/CAM systems will be covered, followed by hands-on experience in the HTEC.
March 17, 2018 to April 14, 2018, Engineering, Technology & Computer Science Bldg. CNC Lab 137 (13 seats (87%) remaining)