Tormach Announces New Dates For CNC Workshops

Top Quote New workshop dates have been posted for January, February and March 2011. End Quote
  • Madison, WI (1888PressRelease) December 14, 2010 - Tormach LLC, manufacturer of the PCNC 1100 personal CNC mill, is announcing their workshop dates for early 2011. They will offer "CNC for Beginners" January 27th-28 and March 17th-18th, "CNC Fundamentals" February 22nd-25th, and "SprutCAM 1-Day Training" February 22nd.

    The workshops are hands-on training and each course is designed for a different interest level.
    "Tormach's mission statement is to empower people who make things," said Andy Grevstad, training coordinator. "Educational opportunities like our CNC Workshops will help us to continue to meet that goal for our customers, regardless of CNC experience."

    CNC for Beginners is a 2 day workshop designed for those who are new or just getting started with CNC manufacturing. This workshop is hands-on. The goal of this workshop is for students to gain confidence in operating a CNC Machine and learn the basics of CAM and toolpath design.

    CNC Fundamentals is a 3.5 day workshop designed as an immersion course in CNC for prototyping and custom manufacturing. This is a survey of the CNC process, from concept to cutting chips, with an emphasis on learning and building confidence. This workshop is hands-on. Each attendee will gain practical experience in CNC programming, machine control, and machining as they build a model Stirling engine. There will be significant emphasis on Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM), advanced CNC control, and workholding techniques.

    SprutCAM 1-Day Training provides attendees with basic knowledge to use SprutCAM for programming tool paths for a CNC mill. The class will focus will be on taking a design from 3D model to complete tool path creation, with special attention to configuring SprutCAM for your mill and tool library. Advanced Topics include 4th axis and lathe programming.

    The workshops will be held in Waunakee, WI, just north of Madison. For a complete agenda and information on upcoming dates and how to sign up, visit

    About Tormach
    The people at Tormach are dedicated to delivering tools, accessories, and components of unprecedented value in the world of CNC and motion control. Whether you are involved in R&D, education, short-run production, or simply entrepreneurs with new ideas, Tormach products allow you to make what you need easier, quicker, and more affordable.

    Tormach is headquartered in Waunakee, Wisconsin. For more information about 'personal CNC' mills and accessories, please visit or contact Tormach directly at info ( @ ) tormach dot com

    Press Contact
    Andy Grevstad
    (608) 849-8381
    info ( @ ) tormach dot com

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