Area 18 / South Adams Machines Trades Class 2013 SkillsUSA Competition

04/20/2013
Area 18 / South Adams Machine Trades participated in the 2013 SkillsUSA State Competition.
Good job to those who participated.
The results were as follows:

CNC Turning

The contest will assess the ability to write the CNC program for a part
drawing and materials, determine tool offsets, setting up the machine and producing a part on a lathe. The contest will include a written test
evaluating a contestant's knowledge of Computer Numeric Control machining in such areas as: basic machining skills, knowledge of CNC programming, setting up a CNC machine, performing mathematical calculations related to CNC, communication and inspection.
2nd - Quinn Dailey
 
CNC Milling Technology
The contest will assess the ability to write the CNC program for a part
drawing and materials, determine tool offsets, setting up the machine and producing a part on a milling machine. The contest will include a written test evaluating a contestant's knowledge of Computer Numeric Control machining in such areas as: basic machining skills, CNC programming, setting up a CNC machine, performing mathematical calculations related to CNC, communication and inspection.
2nd - David All
5th - Kyle Kilsby
10th - Tyler Sprunger
 
Precision Machining Technology
Contestants will compete in NIMS Level I & II manual machining skills and knowledge areas including operation of manual milling machines, lathes, drill presses, and surface grinders. Contestant knowledge of CNC programming skills using a PC will be evaluated. Related knowledge and skill in the areas of engineering drawing interpretation, GD&T, technical math, machining practices, use of precision measuring/hand tools and ability to communicate verbally using proper industry terminology are also part of this competition.
6th - Kogan Neal
Micromatic brought a cake to say good luck before the students went to competition.
(Kogan Neal, Kyle Kilsby, David All, Tyler Sprunger)