Machining faculty, students trained on new equipment

Published 08.29.2022

Corporate Relations
Student News
Faculty & Staff
Automated Manufacturing & Machining
Engineering Technologies

Kevin Callahan, applications representative for Trak Machine Tools/Southwestern Industries Inc., walks students through the features of a new Trak CNC Vertical Machining Center in the Automated Manufacturing Lab.Students follow along with a sample programming task on the new vertical machining center.Students in the manufacturing engineering technology major – along with faculty – recently received expert training on a Trak VMC7si CNC Vertical Machining Center. The machining center features an innovative control from Siemens Co. Several Trak/Southwestern Industries and Siemens representatives were on hand recently to help introduce the new addition to students in the Automated Machining Lab, a hub of hands-on learning on industry-standard equipment. With Penn College’s purchase of the new vertical machining center, Trak, through distributor Southwestern Industries Inc., donated a Trak 1630 RX CNC Toolroom Lathe and a Trak TMC5 Toolroom Machining Center. Watch PCToday for more on the equipment donation.