Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
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.
Orthographic Projection #1
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
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.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
By Kelly Curran
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
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.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
Indirect Measurement Instruments
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
Print Reading: Step Block
In this animated print reading exercise, the learner calculates missing dimensions and identifies surfaces on projected views.
Advanced Cutting Tools/ Holding Devices and Operations
In this document you'll review photos of different types of drilling tools.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
General Machine Safety Considerations
This text document lists 27 safety items to consider in a machine shop.
Screw Threads and Fasteners Review
This review assesses the student's ability to understand screw threads and fasteners.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #2
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
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.
Ammco Brake Lathe Controls
By Bill Heesaker
In this animated activity, learners examine the various controls that operate an Ammco brake lathe.
Lathe - Tapers with Taper Attachment
This document is a visual and text description of using tapers with a taper attachment on a lathe.
Lathe Project: Grinding a Threading Tool
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Clothing and Safety Equipment for the Machine Shop
This document lists the safety equipment to be used in the machine shop.
Project Sheet - Darex Drill Grinding Machine
Feed Rate Calculations
This document gives the student a text and photo overview of feed rate calculations.
Basic Types of Drilling Machines
In this document you'll review basic types of drilling machines.