50 min.

Plan and set up work

Module overview

Planning and setting up drawings and applying procedural concepts is essential for a successful operation. Planning and setting up includes simulating collisions, determining order of operations, and optimizing those operations. Learn how to plan and set up drawings for a successful operation.

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Interpret drawings and plan order of operation.
  • Perform stock prep.
  • Design fixturing method, ensure collision avoidance, and evaluate cutting forces.
  • Optimize operations.
  • Perform CAM setup for multi-axis fixturing.

Module downloads

These downloadable resources will be used to complete units in this module:

Module outline

  • Interpreting drawings