Project Sheet: Lathe Maintenance
By Kelly Curran
This is a project that gives steps to complete the activity.
Lathe: Left-Hand Thread Cutting
This document is a visual and text description of left-hand thread cutting on a lathe.
Parts Make an Assembly
By Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the relationship of individual parts in an assembly drawing. Assembly drawing notes, fabricated and purchased parts, and sectional views are explained briefly.
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.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
Drill Grinding Procedures - Web Thinning
In this document you'll review drill grinding procedures and web thinning diagrams.
Cylindrical Grinder Components - Photos
In this learning object you'll review color photographs of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
Advanced Cutting Tools/ Holding Devices and Operations
In this document you'll review photos of different types of drilling tools.
Procedure for Setting the Tool Length Offsets on a Vertical CNC Machining Center with a Fanuc O-M Control
By Les Rhines
Students view how the tool length offsets are set on the CNC Machine. They read a description of a method that uses a 2-inch gage block as a height reference.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
Darex Model SP2000 Drill Sharpening Machine
By Mike Cattelino
Learners view step-by-step instructions for how to set up and sharpen a drill bit in the Darex drill grinder, model SP2000.
Print Reading: Step Block
In this animated print reading exercise, the learner calculates missing dimensions and identifies surfaces on projected views.
Hydraulic Shear - Part Identification
By Dave Hoffman
The student is shown and then identifies the parts of a hydraulic shear.
Press Brake - Hydraulic
Identifies the parts of the hydraulic press brake featuring the Adira up-acting press brake. Interactive section asks to identify parts after first learning them.
Calculating Bend Allowance for Press Brake Forming
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.
Lathe Project: Turning Using a Digital Readout
By Thaddeus Hetzer
Users read work instructions and view a drawing and calculations for turning on a lathe using a digital readout.
Project Sheet - Sawing 2
This project gives a drawing and steps to complete the activity.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
By Barbara Anderegg
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
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.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Ammco Brake Lathe Controls
By Bill Heesaker
In this animated activity, learners examine the various controls that operate an Ammco brake lathe.
Torque Sequence of Two Mating Surfaces
By James Bourassa
In this interactive object, learners demonstrate the proper tightening sequence for mechanically joining two mating surfaces.