Virtual Training Centre for Computer Numerical Control

Mehmet Sahin, Suleyman Yaldiz, Faruk Unsacar, Burak Yaldiz, Nikolaos Bilalis, Emmanuel Maravelakis, Aristomenis Antoniadis


It is a fact that virtual training has been a scope of interest for vocational training for a very long time. However, it needs more time to be more common in all specific training fields. Focusing on Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Training, new developments in the CNC machinery produce a continuous demand on enhancing the programming and technical capabilities of the involved personnel. Training on CNC should follow similar developments and in particular in their programming capabilities, automation they offer and their technical capabilities. Based on these main objectives a Virtual Training Center (VTC) for CNC has been developed and it is presented in this paper. The VTC is the main result of a multilateral Leonardo Da Vinci project witch aims to promote and reinforce Vocational Training in CNC Machines.


Virtual training center, CNC, VET

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