In this course, you'll learn the basics of CAD modelling, process planning to machine a single operation, tool library setup in Fusion 360, creating toolpaths to completely machine the first side of a part, and finally setting up, running, and inspecting the part on a CNC mill.
After completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Create basic 3D models in CAD.
- Review a CAD model and drawing.
- Create a process plan to machine a part.
- Set up a tool library in Fusion 360.
- Create toolpaths to machine a part.
- Create an NC program and setup sheet.
- Load and proof a program on a CNC mill.
- Run a CNC program.
- Inspect a part after machining.
Resources for teaching in the classroom.
All instructor resources can be downloaded from the "Download resources" button link on the Overview tab.
Teach this course in the classroom. We've summarized the core Fusion 360 skills in this course so you can familiarize yourself before delivering this content in the classroom. Download the instructor guide as a teaching resource, and work through the course and modules yourself to prepare for classroom, delivery. Additionally, download resources like software files, drawings, exercises, lectures, and more found throughout the course.
Machining best practices
Machining best practices supports you in the CNC machining of the model engine rod soft jaw. Review the process plan and cutting data for general guidelines to support you in this project. The sample setup sheet provides information about how the part was machined. Post machining, inspect your part while reviewing the supplied detailed drawing, and populate the inspection report to verify acceptable part tolerances. The machining best practices includes a process plan, cutting data, setup sheet, and inspection reports.
Lecture slides serve as supplementary resources, encompassing instructor lectures, handouts, and quiz materials, specifically designed to offer additional support and reinforce course topics.
Fusion 360 step-by-step guides and slides
Step-by-step print guides are available for your students as accompanying instruction to the Autodesk Fusion 360 video instruction. Step-by-step guides are also available as presentation slides to support classroom instruction.
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