presented by IQL Independent Quality Labs, Inc.
hosted by Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc.
This three-day course on 5-Axis Machine Tool Metrology Applications provides the understanding and application of fundamental metrology principles specific to the testing and improvement of 5-axis machine tools. Through lecture and demonstrations, focus is placed on the importance of functionally significant tests, the proper use of terminology for describing these tests and parametric test procedures as outlined in ANSI and ISO machine tool standards.
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This course is designed for a wide variety of engineers and technicians concerned with machine tool productivity and purchasing specifications. Others who should consider attending this program include:
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To attend this course, you should have a familiarity with machine tools (lathes, milling machines, turning centers, machining centers, etc.) and their functions, terminology, and applications. You should also be proficient with shop level math (trigonometry, algebra, geometry, etc.).
Robert (Buz) Callaghan, MSME, is the Senior Engineer at IQL Independent Quality Labs, Inc. He has over 49 years experience in precision tool and machine design and metrology. Buz has published numerous papers on the accuracy of CMMs and CNC machine tools. He is an active member of the ASME standard committees: B5.54 "Methods for Performance Evaluation of Computer Numerically Controlled Machining Centers" and B5.57 "Methods for Performance Evaluation of Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Lathes and Turning Centers" as well as a supporter of ISO 230 Test Code for Machine Tools. His expertise is sought after by those in the manufacturing community who want to understand machine behavior.
"Buz did an excellent job in delivering the information, addressing it to individual backgrounds and experiences, patiently addressing all questions and all levels of questions. He stayed focused on topic despite all of the varied questions...I appreciate his depth of knowledge, and his willingness and patients [sic] to convey that information to others." - Industrial Training and Support Engineer
The Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT) is a nonprofit corporation that provides services and resources to entrepreneurs and businesses and, through collaboration with industry, academia, and government, helps companies innovate and compete, thereby strengthening our nation in the global market. Their core programs address military and civilian industrial manufacturing needs, promote energy planning and policy initiatives, stimulate innovation and improve workforce development efforts -- particularly those geared toward technology competitiveness. CCAT is also actively involved in researching and field-testing how advances in lasers, nanotechnology, computational modeling and next-generation manufacturing can aid the competitive needs of U.S. industry. CCAT is located at 409 Silver Lane, East Hartford, CT 06118. Please follow these Directions to the CCAT Advanced Manufacturing Center, rather than using a GPS.
This fee includes all text and note materials, continental breakfast each morning and lunches each day of class. Interested parties may register through IQL.
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday through Thursday
A registration may be transferred by submitting the name of the substitute. A full refund will be made for cancellations received 10 working days prior to the start of class. A 10% service fee will be charged for cancellations after that date. Registrants who do not show up for the course will still be billed or may request a credit toward a future course.
We recommend the Hampton Inn and Suites East Hartford. The Hampton Inn group code will be provided with your course reservation confirmation email.
There is also a Comfort Inn and Suites East Hartford nearby. In addition to all room charges, the attendee is responsible for transportation to and from the hotel each day of class.