Cycle Time and One-Piece Flow
By WilsonKr, Lisa Angell
This activity demonstrates the differences between batch processing and one-piece flow. We’ll evaluate how each one affects cycle times, defect detection, and overall efficiency.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Setting Up and Using an Offset Boring Head
By Erich Krowas
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
Cutting Slots and Keyseats
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
Facing and Center Drilling Using a Four-Jaw Chuck
By Kelly Curran
In this video, you’ll explore how to set up the chuck, face your part using a left-handed and right-handed tool, center drilling, and facing the part to length.
Using a Steady Rest
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Squaring a Part
This video will guide you through the process of squaring a part on a milling machine.
Mounting and Indicating a Vise
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
Squaring the Toolhead
In this video, we’ll go over the necessary steps to square the toolhead on a Bridgeport mill.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Overview of the Bridgeport Milling Machine
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
GTAW Electrode Characteristics
In this learning module you'll become familiar with different types of GTAW electrodes.
Successfully Completing Your Weld Test
The learner will...review the process for successfully completing a weld procedure specification for weld testing in the educational setting.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
The Welder's Tool Bag
In this learning object, you’ll explore what tools should be a part of every welding tool bag.
Welding Wire Spool Installation Instructions
The learner will identify the steps and proper techniques for installing a wire spool on a welding machine.
Understanding Circular Robotic Motions
The learner will learn the programming steps that are used to create circular motions with robots.
Grinding Safety for Welders
The learner will...be able to safely use grinding equipment in the welding and metal fabrication shop.
Engine Lathe: Basic Components and Operation
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.
Acronyms & Terminology of the SDS
Learners will understand the technical terms used in the context of the SDS to help them interpret its information.
Safe Handling and Installation of Shielding Gas Cylinders
The learner will understand proper safe handling and installation procedures for shielding gas cylinders.
Understanding and Writing Pseudocode: The Basics
By Jason Vosters
In this activity you'll explore how flowchart programs can be converted into pseudocode programming.
Tips for Completing Welding Assignments
In this learning activity you'll gain tips for successfully completing welding assignments.
SMAW Electrode Characteristics
In this learning activity, you’ll explore the characteristics of common, carbon steel shielded metal arc welding electrodes, which fall under American Welding Society specification A5.1.