The learner will understand the basics of machine turning including how a lathe works, the equipment used, and commonly used terms.
You'll identify machine tool terms.
In this video, we’ll go over the necessary steps to square the toolhead on a Bridgeport mill.
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.
This video will guide you through the process of squaring a part on a milling machine.
In this video, you’ll explore how to set up the chuck, face your part using a left-handed and right-handed tool, center drilling, and facing the part to length.
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.
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
In this learning activity you'll explore a Tool and Cutter Grinding machine and its components.
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
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.
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
Students view how the tool length offsets are set on the CNC Machine. They read a description of a method that uses a 2-inch gage block as a height reference.
Simple machines vocabulary
In this quiz, you'll practice identifying hand tools by name.
Explore some common hand tools you’ll use both at home and at work.