Advanced Cutting Tools/ Holding Devices and Operations
By Kelly Curran
In this document you'll review photos of different types of drilling tools.
Ammco Brake Lathe Controls
By Bill Heesaker
In this animated activity, learners examine the various controls that operate an Ammco brake lathe.
Analyze a Part Drawing
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Angular Measurement Review
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of angular measurement in this 10-question quiz.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the drawing symbols used for counterbore, countersink, spotface, radius, diameter, and depth. In the quiz that completes the activity, they associate these symbols with machining applications.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.
Basic Types of Drilling Machines
In this document you'll review basic types of drilling machines.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #1
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object. Front, side, and top orthographic views are shown.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #2
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #3
Learners develop 3D visualization skills by examining front, side, and top orthographic views of objects. Using this information, students select the corresponding isometric view of each object.
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.
Calculating Blank Size for Rolled Sheet Metal
In this interactive object, students read how to calculate the blank size for cylinders in a three-roll pinch roller. A calculator is required for the brief quiz that completes the activity.
Calculating Cutting Speeds for Twist Drills
Students view the formula for determining twist drill speeds in metal. Exercises complete the activity.
Calculating Feed Speeds for Twist Drills
Students read how to calculate feed rates for drills in inches per minute (IPM). The IPM formula is given and students work two practice problems.
Calculating Force for Punching
Users calculate the tonnage required to punch holes in a specific base metal. The formula to be used is provided along with the tensile strength for various metals. A calculator is required.
Calculating Lengths for Tube Bending
The learner reads an explanation of how to determine lengths for tubing and pipe bending and then performs calculations in an interactive exercise. Two methods for determining angle bends are shown. A calculator is required.
Calibrating a Depth Micrometer
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll review the steps for calibrating the length of depth micrometer measuring rods.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Students review how to use chordal distances to locate bolt hole circle locations. They then take a 10-question quiz to test their knowledge.
This document gives an overview of chuck maintenance.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.