Waukesha County Technical College
Programs: Machine Tool/Trades Technology
Gain hands-on instruction in the safe, efficient operation of the engine lathe, vertical milling machine and surface grinder. Related instruction includes Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machines, interpretation of engineering drawings and applied math. The program stresses the importance of proper machine shop practices including the selection and application of hand tools, the use of precision measuring instruments and layout procedures. You will work from shop blueprints to create a variety of projects which are designed to demonstrate the capabilities of machine tools commonly used in industry.
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