Spark Testing of Materials
By Thaddeus Hetzer
The learner sees photos of the spark patterns of various materials and their related properties.
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners examine sectional views used in engineering drawings. The sections shown are full, half, offset, aligned, revolved, and broken-out. Learners match drawings of sectional views with the names of the views.
Machine Tool Turning
By Kelly Curran
The learner will understand the basics of machine turning including how a lathe works, the equipment used, and commonly used terms.
Safety Scene - Grinding Edition
In this learning activity you'll recognize potential safety hazards around grinding equipment
Project Sheet: Radial Drilling Angle Plate Part 2a
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Calculating Force for Punching
By Dave Hoffman
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 - Hydraulic Metal Shears
The learner reads about safety considerations for operating a hydraulic metal shear. Text, graphics and a brief assessment are included.
In this document you'll review lathe safety rules.
This document gives an overview of lathe lubrication.
Lathes - Feed Rate Calculations
This document is a visual and text description of lathe feed rate calculations.
Questions Associated with Steel Rules
In this learning object you'll explore some frequently asked questions concerning steel rule usage.
Lathe Project: Top Handle Body
Lathe Project: Installing and Removing Work-holding Devices
This project gives steps to complete the activity.
Lathe Project: Turning with a Follower Rest
Lathe Project: Alternate Thread Forms - Metric Threads
General Safety - Ears and Face
In this learning activity you'll review the safety equipment used to protect a worker's face and ears.
In this learning activity you'll review a text and visual overview of metric measurement.
Cutting Slots and Keyseats
By Erich Krowas
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
Shear - Hydraulic - Adira - Setting Back Gauge
Step-by-step of setting the back gauge with an Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Manual Programming
In this learning activity you'll review step-by-step instructions for the Marvel PCII using manual programming.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
By Barbara Anderegg
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
Print Reading: Angled Mount
Learners test their ability to visualize an angled mount in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Drill Press Parts
In this learning activity you'll explore parts of the drill press.
GD&T: Geometric Characteristic Symbols
In this interactive object, learners test their knowledge of 14 geometric tolerance control symbols.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.