Tag: kentucky

What’s the Container Project?

What’s the container project you ask? It’s a project done in CIM class that teaches many different facets of CIM including: G & M Code, 3D Modelling, Manual machine operations, CNC machining, Secondary processing, Tolerances, Documentation, Mass Production techniques, Assembly operations,...

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Factory simulations from UK show off automation

Doesn’t get much better than this!  18 teachers from around the country gathered at the University of Kentucky to learn about CIM for two weeks. They spent two days showing off what they learned by making a factory simulation. The class was broken up into two teams, and both successfully completed...

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CIM class at UK gets visitors

Scott Tobias and I are teaching at the University of Kentucky for two weeks, and our charge is this: Train 18 teachers from around the country to teach our nations high school students Computer Integrated Manufacturing. (The best PLTW Engineering course by far btw….) Every year we get visitors...

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2015 CIM CTI Factory Smackdown!

Awesome factories built by teachers at CIM CTI this year! What do you get when you put a bunch of teachers together, teach them about industrial robotics and automation, then give them VEX and Lynxmotion robots?  Factories of course!   See some of the spectacular projects teachers from around...

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Example Factories

Question: Do you have any sample factories I can show my students to get them excited? Solution: Sure do…. see the links below!  Be sure to send us any that you and your students do… we would love to feature them here! .youtube_sc iframe.yp{display:none;}The Adobe Flash Player is required...

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