Vernier Measurements Review
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
Lathes: Grooving & Treading Relieving
This document is a visual and text description of grooving and thread relieving on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Lock Collars
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Project Sheet: Drill Press Auxiliary Operations
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.
Project Sheet - Off-Hand Drill Grinding
Cylindrical Grinder Components - Photos
In this learning object you'll review color photographs of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
Torque Sequence of Two Mating Surfaces
By James Bourassa
In this interactive object, learners demonstrate the proper tightening sequence for mechanically joining two mating surfaces.
Lathe Project: Straight Diameters - Gear Spindle
Programming Hurco Controller – CNC
In this learning activity you'll practice operating the Hurco Controller in the CNC mode.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
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.
Lathes - Lathe Construction
This document gives an overview of the construction of a lathe.
Steel Rules Types and Usage
In this learning activity you'll review steel rule measurement.
The Engine Lathe
This document is a visual and text description of the engine lathe.
Lathe: Left-Hand Thread Cutting
This document is a visual and text description of left-hand thread cutting on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Top Handle Body
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.
Safety - Hydraulic Iron Worker
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for persons using a hydraulic iron worker and takes a short quiz.
Safety - Hydraulic Press Brakes
In this learning activity you'll review safety considerations for using hydraulic press brakes.
Programming the Hurco Controller - "CNC"
In this learning object you'll become familiar with the Hurco Controller in full CNC mode.
Power Roller - Part Identification
In this learning activity you'll review the parts of a three-roll power roller and practice identifying them.
Pipe/Tubing Bender - Parts Identification
The student reads about the parts of a pipe/tubing bender and later identifies them in an interactive review.