CNC milling basics
Get a basic introduction to CNC machines, stock, tools, and shop safety.
Learn core skills such as aligning a vise to a CNC machine’s coordinate system, identifying various types of milling tools, loading and unloading stock, how a CNC machine moves in space, and the different types of machine movements.
After completing this module, you'll be able to:
- Identify how a vertical 3-axis CNC mill moves.
- Identify various milling tools and holders.
- Discuss how to set up a vise for squareness.
- Recall machine shop safety requirements.