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Lathe Operations

Lathe Operations 1   (36 hours) $720.
MAC112  Th, 10/10-1/16/20, 6-9 pm 

This course provides instruction in the terminology, design, setup, operation, and daily care of conventional metal working engine and related lathes.  Theory and practical skill exercises will focus on cutting tool preparations for completing external surface machining such as:  strain turning, threading, chucking, and tailstock operations.  Accident prevention practices and procedures will be stressed throughout the course.  Student purchased textbook required, “Precision Machining Technology” by Peter Hoffman, et. al (2nd edition).  Students will be prepared to sit for NIMS credential.

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