By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners examine standard and metric thread specifications used in engineering drawings. In a brief quiz, they identify various internal and external thread representations.
Hydraulic Shear - Part Identification
By Dave Hoffman
The student is shown and then identifies the parts of a hydraulic shear.
Safety - Hydraulic Metal Shears
The learner reads about safety considerations for operating a hydraulic metal shear. Text, graphics and a brief assessment are included.
Safety - Tubing Bender
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for using a tubing/pipe bender.
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.
Lathes - Speed & Feed Setting
By Kelly Curran
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.
Lathes: Turning Stainless Steel
This document is a visual and text description of turning stainless steel on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Straight Turning Between Centers
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Lathe Project: Screw Jack Body (Internal Thread Cutting)
Lathe Project: Installing and Removing Work-holding Devices
This project gives steps to complete the activity.
Lathe Project: Alternate Thread Forms - Metric Threads
Lathe Project: Lathe Operations - Grinding a Tool
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).
Screw Threads and Fasteners
This document gives the student a text and graphic overview of screw threads and fasteners.
Project Sheet - Darex Drill Grinding Machine
Review: Cutting Speeds & RPM Calculations for Drilling
This review tests the student's knowledge of cutting speeds and RPM calculations for drilling machines.
Review: Drill Press Advanced Cutting Tools and Operations
This review tests the student's knowledge of advanced cutting tools and operations on a drill press.
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.
Title Block Tolerances
Learners examine the use of the tolerances displayed in a title block by calculating the minimum and maximum allowable size of a fabricated part. In a brief quiz, students determine whether a part is usable or should be scrapped.
Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Programming a Job (Full CNC)
The student views step-by-step instructions for programming a "job" with the PCII on the Marvel vertical band saw.