MAC 202 - CNC Turning Operations II

MAC 202 prepares students to write basic computer numerical control (CNC) lathe part programs. G and M codes, math related to CNC, setups, speeds and feeds, straight turning, spherical turning, threading, chamfering, tapering, drilling, tapping, boring, and grooving will be covered. Cutter compensations, sub-programming techniques, repetitive cycles, and both absolute and incremental will be incorporated into programs. Students will also proof and edit the programs to make them valid. This class is NOT offered on an open-entry, open-exit basis.
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Assessment Tool, Assignment, Workshop and Training Material
Pueblo Community College
Project Name:
CHAMP - Colorado Helps Advanced Manufacturing Program
MAC 202, CNC Turning, lathe operations, control functions, machine setup, programming operations, G & M codes.

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
CHAMP Advisory industry members reveiwed course competencies and curriculum
Industry Sector:
Manufacturing -- Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing (332)
Production Occupations -- Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic (51-4034)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Note:
Machining Technology, CNC Machining, Manufacturing Technology
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Advanced Manufacturing


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