Calculating Bend Allowance for Press Brake Forming
By Dave Hoffman
Introduces two methods of determining bend allowance; one is simple and is an approximate, the other is more precise. Interactive part has learner calculate bend allowance and blank size.
Safety - Tubing Bender
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for using a tubing/pipe bender.
Safety - Hydraulic Press Brakes
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for using hydraulic press brakes.
Marvel Saw: Interactive Programming - Manual Mode
In this simulation, learners follow a series of steps to operate the Marvel Saw PCII in the manual mode. This activity includes a video clip.
Reading Indicator Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll test your skill at reading indicators.
By Kelly Curran
This document gives an overview of lathe maintenance.
Project Sheet - Sawing 2
This project gives a drawing and steps to complete the activity.
Review: Cutting Speeds & RPM Calculations for Drilling
This review tests the student's knowledge of cutting speeds and RPM calculations for drilling machines.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Digital Circuit Devices
By Terry Bartelt
The two types of digital devices, logic gates and flip-flops, and the types of basic operations they perform are presented.
Troubleshooting a Digital-to-Analog Converter
Learners read an explanation of how to troubleshoot a faulty digital-to-analog converter that has a shorted input.
Cascading Magnitude Comparators
Learners read an explanation of how to connect two 7485 ICs to compare binary numbers by creating an 8-bit comparator. Diagrams and charts are presented.
Logic Probe Troubleshooting
In this animated object, learners follow a process for troubleshooting digital integrated circuits on a printed circuit board using a logic probe.
The Electrician's Wheel of Laws Quiz
By James Bourassa
Learners test their knowledge of the variations of Watt's Law and Ohm's Law with this quiz.
Press Brake - Loading Punches and Dies
The student reads about the procedures for loading punches and turning a die block in an up-acting hydraulic press brake. The safe handling of press brake tooling is also illustrated.
The History of Standards
In this learning activity you'll review the historical progression of standards to learn what makes a good standard.
Optical Comparator: Starrett HB 400 Edge Detector Quiz
The learner tests his/her ability to set up the optical comparator edge detector using a virtual simulation of the machine.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
CNC Control Features
By Terry Tower
In this learning activity you'll discover the features of a Puma Daewoo O-T CNC Lathe Control panel.
Setting Up a Wire Feeder for GMAW
In this animated and interactive object, learners follow steps that begin with choosing the correct drive roll and include feeding the electrode wire from the spool to the welding gun.
Everyone Knows How to Use a Ruler, Right?
Students review the best practices for using a ruler and answer five basic questions.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
The Six-Axis Robot
The learner will view videos showing the movements of each axis of the six-axis robot.
The learner will identify components of a welding robot and determine if the robot is set up correctly to avoid singularity.