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Monday, November 13, 2017

Advanced G-Code Programming (CNC Level 2)

Date(s): November 13, 2017 - March 21, 2018

Time: 6:00 PM  CST - 9:00 PM  CST

Mondays & Wednesdays
November 13th - December 13th 
3 week break
January 8th - March 21st 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm 

This 16-week course will build upon topics covered in the introductory class. Using both a CNC mill and CNC lathe, students will learn advanced G-code techniques in this project-based class. Students will select proper tooling, make fixtures, write, run and verify G-code programs, and inspect to print specifications. Students will also work through a series of operational problems created by the instructor. The course features a specialized curriculum with new part drawings. Students will be prepared to acquire NIMS CNC credentials after completing the course.

Successful completion of the introductory course or instructor consent required before enrolling.
Course Content Includes:

  • Project-based learning
  • Process planning
  • Problem solving
  • Thread forming
  • Coordinate rotation
  • Multiple subprograms
  • Type II roughing cycles
  • Advanced G code programming
  • Helical milling
  • Fixture creation
  • Datum shift
  • Introduction to CAM programming
Cost: $3,599 includes course materials
NOTE: Dates and times subject to change; employers will be notified of any changes. Classes, workshops, or special events require a minimum number of registrants in order to run as scheduled. In the event of a cancellation, TMA will refund your fee IN FULL.
CANCELLATION POLICY:  All cancellations will be assessed a $25 Cancellation Fee. Companies will be charged IN FULL if cancellations are not received in writing, by email (education@tmaillinois.org) or faxed (847-825-0041) by noon 5 business days prior to the start date of the class or workshop. No refunds will be provided after this time. If you do not cancel and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.


Congressional Breakfast with Representative Randy Hultgren

Date(s): November 13, 2017

Time: 8:00 AM  CST - 10:00 AM  CST

With the new Administration and Congress, Washington D.C. is focused on empowering and growing small business and manufacturing. Join other TMA members for an insider's perspective on President Trump's and Congress' efforts toward the industry. 

Share your thoughts on the future of manufacturing with a key member of the 115th Congress. 

Breakfast to be served. Free to attend. 

RSVP to Amanda Cortese at acortese@tmaillinois.org. 


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