Okuma America Corporation (Charlotte, North Carolina) and York Technical College (Rock Hill, South Carolina) have expanded their training curriculum to include online courses for specific Okuma machine tools.
The comprehensive courses cover some of the machine tool builder’s latest technology, including the LB-EX series of CNC lathes and the MB-V series of VMCs. Initial content covers orientation and specifications as well as information on features, benefits, capabilities and applications. Future modules will cover safety; installation and startup; operation and programming; preventive and predictive maintenance; advanced application engineering; electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair; integrated system operation; and operations management. Each course is available on-demand for $19.95.
In addition to the new online courses, York Technical College Institute for Manufacturing Productivity offers a complete curriculum of classroom courses covering CNC operation and programming; electrical and mechanical maintenance; and advanced manufacturing. All are open to the general public. To see a list of all available courses, visit www.yorktech.com/imp/courses.asp.