Tool and Die for Industrial Maintenance Technicians

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This course is designed to increase the basic knowledge of tool and die, material features, measurement, and various types of machining components and systems required to work effectively in an advanced manufacturing facility, including automobiles, automobile parts, firearms, and related industries.  Participants will improve their understanding of the following topics:

  • Basic Measurement
  • Precision Measurement Tools
  • Dimensional Gauging
  • Geometric Dimensioning And Tolerancing
  • Location Tolerances
  • Orientation Tolerances
  • Form Tolerances
  • Introduction to the Drill Press
  • Drill Press Operations
  • Introduction to the Manual Lathe
  • Turning Operations
  • Lathe Operations
  • Fasteners
  • Non-Threaded Fasteners and Locking Devices
  • Introduction to Manufacturing Hand Tools
  • Introduction to the Manual Milling Machine
  • Milling Processes
  • Speeds and Feeds
  • CNC Mill Canned Cycles
  • CNC Mill Cutter Compensation
  • Introduction to CNC Machining
  • CNC Mill Operation
  • CNC Program Operation
  • CNC Turning Operation
  • Basic Math, Basic Geometry
  • Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages
  • Trigonometry
  • Principles of Non-Ferrous Metals
  • Copper, Aluminum and Their Alloys
  • Principles of Heat Treatment
  • Gauge Blocks
  • Height Gauges
  • Introduction to Optical Comparators
  • Surface Texture and Hardness Testing
  • Introduction to Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Manufacturing Organization
  • Manufacturing Materials
  • CNC Turning Center Operations
  • CNC Machining Center Operations
  • CNC Programming with Circular Interpolation
  • Principles of Workholding
  • Vises and Fixtures
  • Cutting Fluids
  • Introduction to Cutting Tools
  • Turning Tools
  • Machining Center Tools
  • Grinding Wheels
  • Introduction to Tapping Tools