MAC 258 - Tool Inspection, Validation and Presetting

Course Description

Effective: 2015-08-01

Covers the importance of tool management and tool presetting in a production environment. Examines tool presetting and tool presetter programming. Provides students with the opportunity to inspect and validate complex tool geometry using a computer numerical controlled (CNC) tool presetter.
Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours, Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

This course will expose students to the importance and need for preset tooling in relation to high end manufacturing. This course will also demonstrate the proper methods for using and programming CNC tool presetting machines. Students will gain an in depth knowledge of complex tool geometry in regards to usage as well as inspection and validation. This course will also prepare students to select appropriate tooling for their application based off of geometry, coating, etc.

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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