Lesson 2: Stock Setup and Rough Surfacing



In this unit students will learn how to take a solid block of aluminum, using CAM software, create a rough surface. The student will learn how to prepare the stock for finish surfacing.

Lesson Time

Cam Software
1 - 2 Class Period

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
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Grade Levels
  • 11

Standards and Objectives


California English Common Core Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will be able to prepare the stock in MasterCAM.
  • Students will understand and be able to program operations necessary to produce rough blanks
  • Students will be able to select the proper operations to produce rough surfacing.
  • Students will be able to understand how scallops are formed and their effects on surfacing.

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