6 Guidelines For
CNC Machine Operator
Job of a CNC machinist can be tough, but it is a highly paid one too. Hence, it is essential that
you receive proper training. It is best to get a master’s degree in CNC operations as this will
make you a certiﬁed CNC machinist.
Follow Manual for Zero Position
Always refer the manual guide while homing
the machine to their starting position
Don’t Confuse between
A CNC operator should not confuse between
two coordinate system(i.e one is WCS and
second is MCS). It's the WCS through which
work is referenced.
Use coolant to save tools from sudden
breakdowns and maintaining their efﬁciency.
Know Your Machines
Last but not the least. A CNC operator must
know the axis orthe directions of the machines
as then only they can learn its proper operation.
Refer Manual While Finding WCS
Before working with WCS, it is advisable to
refer machine manual, saving you from
making wrong calculations.
Use Good Quality Cutting Tools
Always ensure that your cutting tool are
of highest quality. With good quality cutting
tools, you can optimize the speed of spindle
and feed rate making the job faster.