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Lathe Operations

Lathe Operations 2   (36 hours) $720.
MAC123  Th, 3/5 - 5/21/20, 6-9 pm 

This course is designed to provide supplemental theory and skills instruction in conventional lathe machining operations. Skill embellishment and expanded external, as well as internal surface piece-part machining operations and associated accident prevention practices and procedures will be stressed in this course. Concepts and mathematical calculations for part geometry determination, specific lathe (machining) requirements, and the use of digital readout units will be covered. Carbide/ceramic/diamond cutting tool material, insert, and tool holder identification and selection requirements for lathe work will be explained in detail. Process planning and Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) characteristics appropriate for lathe machining will also be addressed.


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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