An introduction to practical milling, this course provides instruction in safety, use of drawings and measuring equipment, feeds and speeds, work-holding, tool setting and a range of milling operations. Instruction takes place both in the classroom and in our state-of-the-art workshop.
This course is ideally suited to those with little or no previous milling experience.
Safety relevant to turning and milling
Interpretation of engineering drawings and symbols
Measuring instruments relevant to turning and milling: - types, care and use
The milling machine and its controls
Cutting tools:- terminology, selection and mounting
Feeds and speeds:- guidance on calculations; setting feeds and speeds
Coolants:- types and uses
Milling operations:- A selection from: milling faces; milling step faces; open and closed slots; vees and angles
Faults recognition:- guidance on milling faults and means of avoiding them