Print Reading: Three-Step Block
By Kelly Curran
Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Print Reading: Step Block
In this animated print reading exercise, the learner calculates missing dimensions and identifies surfaces on projected views.
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Vernier Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
Reading Vernier Height Gage Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
Students take a 13-question quiz to practice reading 25- and 50-division Vernier height gages.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
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.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
Safety Scene - Grinding Edition
In this learning activity you'll recognize potential safety hazards around grinding equipment
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.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
Machine Tool Turning
The learner will understand the basics of machine turning including how a lathe works, the equipment used, and commonly used terms.
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.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #3
Learners develop 3D visualization skills by examining front, side, and top orthographic views of objects. Using this information, students select the corresponding isometric view of each object.
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.
Print Reading: Hub
Learners practice reading prints of a hub. They identify information located on the print and calculate missing dimensions.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Indirect Measurement Instruments
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.