Tormach PCNC 440 CNC Metal Mill

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This is a computer controlled metal mill.
Requirements for Use
Required Badges: 

Advanced Metal CNC

This badge is required to use the Tormach PCNC 440.

Unlike many other badges this can't be learned in a single session. 

To earn this badge your options are:

1. Earn both the Shapeoko CNC and the Bridgeport Badge, take the metal CNC class when offered (or request a private class).

2. Submit evidence of professional/education experiences with a similar machine and then pass test out with facilitator.

Badge Prerequisite: 
Watch Video
Pass Quiz
Submit documentation or complete a workshop
Facilitator Checkout

Check Out With Facilitator

Community Facilitators are volunteers who to advise MakeHaven members on projects and show members how to use the tools.

Facilitator hours will be BY APPOINTMENT during their listed hours. To make an appointment, contact the facilitator directly via Slack. To prevent unnecessary space access during the pandemic, facilitators will not be in the space unless they have an appointment. Note that some facilitators are available only for online virtual appointments at this time. Any questions please email

Community Facilitators are volunteers who to advise MakeHaven members on projects and show members how to use the tools.

Start Time When Member Photo Name / Activity Area
10:00AM Sunday Oct 8, 10:00am to 1:00pm

Nathan Rawling

Electronics, 3D Printing, Metal Shop

7:30PM Monday Oct 9, 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Mara Heneks

Metal Shop

12:00PM Tuesday Oct 10, 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Christopher Chalsma

Metal Shop

Special Requirements: 

Eye Protection

Eye protection at or surpassing the ANSI Z87.1-2015 standard for specific tools, as well as at all times when in wood or machine shop.

Secure Loose Items

Including sleeves, headphones, hoodie strings,  long hair.

Closed-Toe Shoes

Closed toed shoes are required.

Instructions for Use: 

Ensure tool dimensions are set since they are different lengths.

We strongly suggest getting familiar with the interface for the CNC by using the free online simulator of the software at:

Information Plate: 
Item Area Interest: 
Item Hazard Band: 
Hazard Class 2 - Lacerations, and burn, Injuries requiring professional medical assistance

Materials for Sale

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Milling Bit 1/8 inch Milling bit for the shapeoko $8.00 per 1 bit Add to cart
Soft Jaws These aluminum soft jaws go into the Tormach 4" Vise. $11.00 per 1 pair Add to cart

Open Tasks You Can Do.