Machine Tool Technology (MTT) Department
Click on the video below for a tour of the Machine Tool Technology Shop
The Machine Tool Technology department at Cerritos College offers five certificates of achievement: Coordinate Metrology, CNC Programmer, CNC Operator, Machinist, and Tool and Die Maker as well as one Associate of Arts Degree in Machine Tool Technology. Those certificates are highly sought after as they are the key to a successful career in many industries.
The department has 11 full size CNC machines allowing for ample student-machine interaction. Students learn how to understand blueprint information specific to machining, calculate the appropriate speeds and feeds, create their toolpaths using either MasterCam or Virtual Gibbs software , and setup their parts on the machines. Once the parts are machined, students are required to produce inspection reports using Verisurf computer assisted inspection software. Students also learn the basics of robot programming for CNC machines.
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Cerritos College is hosting the Southern California HTEC Conference: Networking Dreams to Reality
When: Saturday, March 25, 2017
View the flyer for our Networking Dreams to Reality event.
The event is open to all Manufacturing Technology Educators.
Online registration is required. Register to attend.