IMTS Apprentice Blog

IMTS Apprentice Blog

Sean Delaney is a manufacturing engineering student out of Rotherham, England. Over the next 36 months, Sean will balance a hybrid of practical on-the-job training, academic study, and full-time employment at University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC). The IMTS Apprentice Blog will provide week-to-week updates from Sean, who will share what he's learned, the equipment and technology he's using, and more. #IMTSapprentice – Check back to see what Sean's learning and how it ties to the manufacturing technology that IMTS is known for presenting.

Week Ending February 14

Week Ending February 14

Category: Apprentice Feb 18, 2020

I have been demonstrating the skills necessary to pass the CNC milling cell. 

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Week Ending February 7

Week Ending February 7

Category: Apprentice Feb 11, 2020

I have continued to work on my assessment piece on the CNC milling machine, having used similar tools to those used on the manual machine.

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Week Ending January 31

Week Ending January 31

Category: Apprentice Feb 4, 2020

This week I have been learning how to manually set the CNC milling machine and run a pre-designed program. This was surprisingly similar to the manual milling.

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Week Ending January 24

Week Ending January 24

Category: Apprentice Jan 28, 2020

On ‘return to work Friday’ the AMRC ASTC team were kind enough to allow me to continue my professional development as I saw fit.

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Week Ending January 17

Week Ending January 17

Category: Apprentice Jan 20, 2020

Last week I finished the paperwork for my vice and therefore completed manual milling. I am very happy with how the past seven weeks went as I now feel comfortable and able to undertake manual milling in the work place to a good standard.

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