Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
By Kelly Curran
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
General Shop Safety - Housekeeping
In this learning object you'll view a list of ways to keep the area around the machine shop safe.
General Shop Safety - Hazardous Materials Safety
In this learning activity you'll review the hazardous materials safety document which display an example of a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet).
Drill Grinding Procedures - Web Thinning
In this document you'll review drill grinding procedures and web thinning diagrams.
Project Sheet - Sawing 2
This project gives a drawing and steps to complete the activity.
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.
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.
Squaring the Toolhead
By Erich Krowas
In this video, we’ll go over the necessary steps to square the toolhead on a Bridgeport mill.
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 Slots and Keyseats
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
Setting Up and Using an Offset Boring Head
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
Press Brake - Loading Punches and Dies
By Dave Hoffman
The student reads about the procedures for loading punches and turning a die block in an up-acting hydraulic press brake. The safe handling of press brake tooling is also illustrated.
Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
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.
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 Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Project Sheet: Radial Drilling Angle Plate Part 2a
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks
By Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.
Surface Texture Symbols
Learners examine the symbols and values that control surface roughness, waviness, and lay. A brief quiz completes the object.
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.
Safety - Tubing Bender
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for using a tubing/pipe bender.
Marvel Saw: Interactive Programming - CNC
In this simulation, learners follow 10 steps to program a job to saw metal. This activity includes a video clip.
Lathes - Speed & Feed Setting
This document is a visual and text description of lathe speed and feed settings.
Lathes - Metric Thread Cutting
This document is a visual and text description of metric thread cutting on a lathe.