Introduction to Metal Milling

  • 17 Apr 2016
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Cyberia Workshop
  • 4


  • Cyberia Members get a reduced price for this event.
  • Non Members may attend, but you need to join up as a Non-Member on this website to attend.

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You will learn basic operation of the Vertical Milling/Drilling machine in the Club Cyberia metal workshop. 
Milling machines are used to machine flat surfaces, but they can also produce irregular surfaces. They can also be used to drill, bore, cut gears, and make slots. In this introductory course you will learn the following.

* How to use a set of Calipers 
* How to use a dial indicator to Tram the Head 
* How to Square the Vise with a dial indicator 
* Review Types of Cutters 
* Removing and installing cutters 
* Climb vs. Conventional Milling 
* Setting the spindle speed 
* Squaring the Stock 
* Face Milling

About the Instructor: 
Ryan Kidder is a Machining and Welding instructor with over 20 years of on-the-job experience. He started welding and machining in high school R&D shop and has continued developing and adding new skills ever since. He is a certified welder for Caterpillar, Volvo, and Cummins, and has instructed in Mig, Tig, Arc, and Oxy-fuel welding & Cutting, along with many other shop machinery such as Mills, Lathes, Drills, Saws, Air tools and other types of machines. In his spare time, Ryan works in his own shop on custom machinery that might one day be mass-produced for sale to the general public.

In order to provide the best instructional experience to our members, the session is limited to the first 8 participants to register. 

Note: We cannot refund after the class date
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