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Metal Mania

Summer 2022

10 Seats Available—Free to Students
Metal Mania at Mid-State Technical College is open to high school students, college students, those currently employed, and job seekers interested in the high demand field of machining. Student tuition is fully sponsored by CWIMA. Successful completion will result in five Mid-State Machine Tool Technician program credits. 

Classes run Monday through Thursday, June 6 to July 21. No classes will be held July 4–8.

Register to participate by May 26, 2022

Register

Use the class numbers provided to register for each class.

COURSES:

Intro to Milling · June 13 – 28 
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Class #: 41277

An overview of safety is covered with emphasis in lathes, mills, cut-off machines, and grinders. Learners are also introduced to measurement with various types of precision measurement tools, including micrometers, height gages, and calipers.
 

CNC Mills Set Up and Operation · June 29 – July 21 
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Class #: 41276

In this introductory Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining course, students will practice the skills needed to setup and operate CNC milling machines. Classroom presentations and lab projects will focus on safety, theory, terminology as it relates to completing machine setups in the CNC milling machine. Topics covered will be tool and work offset setting, work holding and quality. Learners will work with proven CNC part programs and setup documents to create parts to specifications and ensure all parts of a production run maintain quality throughout the run.
 

Safety, Measurement, & Layout · June 6 – 9 
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Class #: 41278

In this course students become familiar with the machine shop environment. An overview of safety is covered with emphasis in lathes, mills, cut-off machines, and grinders. Learners are also introduced to measurement with various types of precision measurement tools, including micrometers, height gages, and calipers.

Questions?

Contact recruitment@mstc.edu

If you have a disability and require accommodations to participate in this activity, contact the event coordinator as soon as possible, ideally 14 days in advance.