Machine Tool Technology
Machine Tool Technology Program is the study of using machine tools to manufacture products and parts. The program involves operating machine shop equipment such as manual lathes, milling machines, drill presses, surface grinders, and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) equipment. Students will learn to calculate speeds and feeds; dimensions for layout; and use of precision measuring equipment. Students will also develop a basic understanding of CAD/CAM programming.
Fletcher’s program provides specialized classroom instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in the following fields:
- Machinist Inspector
- Leaderman Positions
- Quality Control
- Precision Inspection
- CNC Turning and Milling
139 Equity Blvd.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Students who successfully complete a Machine Tool Technology program will be able to:
- Interpret machine tool working drawings, sketches, and part prints.
- Identify and use precision measuring instruments and hand tools.
- Perform mathematical functions to solve numerical problems related to machine tool technology.
- Identify and use manual machine shop equipment.
- Identify and use computer numerical control equipment.
- Identify and use handheld precision measuring instruments.
- Demonstrate fundamental machine shop safety practices.
DEGREE PROGRAM OPTIONS
Clint Domangue, Instructor
Phone: (985) 858-5727