Project Sheet: Lathe Maintenance
By Kelly Curran
This is a project that gives steps to complete the activity.
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.
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.
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.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
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.
Hydraulic Shear - Part Identification
By Dave Hoffman
The student is shown and then identifies the parts of a hydraulic shear.
Lathe: Left-Hand Thread Cutting
This document is a visual and text description of left-hand thread cutting on a lathe.
Cylindrical Grinder Components - Photos
In this learning object you'll review color photographs of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
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.
Using a Sine Bar
By Janet Braun
The learner will use the deceptively simple sine bar to measure angles to minutes or even half minutes.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.
Calculating Cutting Speeds for Twist Drills
Students view the formula for determining twist drill speeds in metal. Exercises complete the activity.
Pipe/Tubing Bender - Parts Identification
The student reads about the parts of a pipe/tubing bender and later identifies them in an interactive review.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
Drill Grinding Procedures - Web Thinning
In this document you'll review drill grinding procedures and web thinning diagrams.
Parts Make an Assembly
Learners examine the relationship of individual parts in an assembly drawing. Assembly drawing notes, fabricated and purchased parts, and sectional views are explained briefly.
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.
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.
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.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
Advanced Cutting Tools/ Holding Devices and Operations
In this document you'll review photos of different types of drilling tools.
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.