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.
Learners examine pictorial drawings used in engineering including sectioned and exploded drawings. A sketching quiz is provided to help the learner create simple pictorial sketches by using orthographic views and an isometric template.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
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.
Print Reading: Step Block
In this animated print reading exercise, the learner calculates missing dimensions and identifies surfaces on projected views.
Surface Texture Symbols
Learners examine the symbols and values that control surface roughness, waviness, and lay. A brief quiz completes the object.
Press Brake - Hydraulic
By Dave Hoffman
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.
Lathe - Tapers with Taper Attachment
This document is a visual and text description of using tapers with a taper attachment on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Straight Turning Between Centers
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
Screw Threads and Fasteners Review
This review assesses the student's ability to understand screw threads and fasteners.
Advanced Cutting Tools/ Holding Devices and Operations
In this document you'll review photos of different types of drilling tools.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
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.
Steel Rules Test
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the different types of steel rules as well as how to use and read them correctly.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
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.
Vernier Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
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.
Safety - Hydraulic Metal Shears
The learner reads about safety considerations for operating a hydraulic metal shear. Text, graphics and a brief assessment are included.
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.
Pipe/Tubing Bender - Parts Identification
The student reads about the parts of a pipe/tubing bender and later identifies them in an interactive review.
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.
Project Sheet: Lathe Maintenance
This is a project that gives steps to complete the activity.