Set Up a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Lathe
- Read job orders and process sheets to determine tooling and setup information.
- Install cutting tools in holders.
- Load tools into turret.
- Position and secure stock in work holding device.
- Load program in computer.
- Set work origin.
- Dry run machine with machine locked.
- Single block machine to verify cutter path or use simulator.
- Machine first piece to verify accuracy of set up and program.