Orthographic projection, sketching, dimensioning, section and auxiliary views, structural shape identification, weld symbols, welding symbol nomenclature, welded joint geometry, metric conversion, and interpretation of fabrications from prints.
Ashland, Rice Lake, Superior
This course provides the student with knowledge in the areas of safety, speed and feed calculations, layout equipment, cutting tools, and machine tool equipment. Also introduces and studies the more technical shop operations of threading, tapping, boring, carbide tooling, and principles of metal cutting. Principles of metal cutting include the machinability of metals and how it relates to chip formation. Students will study the makeup of carbide tooling, how carbide is affected by operating conditions, and various carbide characteristics, sizes, shapes, grades, and applications as identified by the American Standards Association. The content supports activities in Applied Machine Tooling 1 and 2.
This lab-based course will provide instruction in shop safety, measuring, print reading, and basic setup and operation of saws, mills, and lathes.
This lab-based course will introduce the student to threading, boring, precision and taper turning, and inspection procedures using optical comparators and coordinate measuring machines. COREQUISITES: 32420308 Applied Machine Tooling 1 and 32420321 Print Reading for Machine Trades.
During this course students will learn the basic principles of metallurgy related to mechanical, physical, and chemical properties of materials used for Machine Tooling Technics. Materials covered will be steel, cast iron, aluminum, copper, and plastics. Lab activities will include hardening, tempering, and hardness testing. This course will give the student the ability to make material selections and perform problem solving for specific applications that they will encounter in industry.
Productive users of CNC machining centers benefit from the execution of effective and efficient CNC programs. Students will become familiar with frequently used G-codes and will be exposed to canned cycles. They will learn how to convert print specifications into CNC G-code format using linear and circular interpolation functions as well as utilizing the benefits of canned cycles for drilling, reaming, tapping, and boring holes. Programs will be entered and edited on personal computers and at the CNC Machining Center. PREREQUISITE: 32420365 CNC Fundamentals or consent of instructor.
CNC machining centers will be utilized in this course for the production of machined parts. This course will include machine/control familiarization, machine startup procedures, program transfers, work-holding preparation, tooling preparation, setting tooling offsets, and part origins. In addition, students will learn how to run the first part including dry runs and making minor tool offset adjustments. PREREQUISITE: 32420365 CNC Fundamentals or consent of instructor.
Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Computer-Assisted Manufacturing (CAM) have become standard tools used almost wherever CNC production in metalworking takes place. Students will use the CAD/CAM software to build geometry, tool and material libraries, and define cutting paths/patterns. Post-processing of these CAD/CAM files will generate CNC programs in machine-specific G-code format. PREREQUISITE: 32420361 Introduction to CAD/CAM or 32420365 CNC Fundamentals.
This course will cover the basic principles of print reading. The emphasis is on interpreting standard lines and symbols in single- and multiple-view working drawings. Topics include print reading procedures, drawing changes, machining specifications, and the reading of prints in specialized areas including ANSI and ISO standards. Strongly recommend a basic understanding of mathematics concepts.
Ashland, New Richmond
This course offers instruction on individual computer workstations in a computer lab. This computer-aided drafting (CAD) instruction uses SolidWorks software that is capable of creating 3D drawings. In this course you will spend a majority of the time creating 3D models and exploring the concepts of working in 3D space. Students will create complete and fully dimensioned 3-view part prints ready to be transferred to paper.
In this course students will learn about advanced CNC programming and setup techniques, electrical discharge machining, and advanced inspection techniques.
In this course learners will learn to set up, program, and run CNC mills, lathes, and EDM equipment. Learners will continue to build competencies in surface grinding, tool and cutter grinding, and manual milling. PREREQUISITE: 32420337 Applied Machine Tooling 4.
In this course learners will build upon their machining skills using CNC mills, lathes, and EDM equipment. Learners will continue to build competencies in surface grinding, tool and cutter grinding, and manual milling. Learners will create, program, and run CNC programs with helical interpolation, subroutines, cutter compensation, and multiple fixture offsets. Learners will practice final grinding and fitting operations. COREQUISITE: 32420370 Machine Tooling Technics 1.
This course is intended to develop the advanced skills and knowledge needed in a job shop environment. The student machinist will use knowledge and skills developed in previous study to solve typical job shop problems. This course builds on Job Shop Machining 1 experiences and provides additional skills in cutting tool selection and material characteristics. PREREQUISITES: 32420330 Machine Tool Theory 2, 32420328 Machine Tool Operation 4 (WBL) and Corequisite: 32420375 Job Shop Machining 1
Instruction in safe setup and operation of plasma cutting (PAC), oxy-fuel cutting (OFC), SMAW (Stick), GMAW (Mig), FCAW, and/or GTAW (Tig) welding in applications related to general industry practices. Selection of appropriate welding processes with a specific emphasis on typical repair situations including metal identification will be stressed.
New Richmond, Rice Lake
You will learn to research and locate suppliers for mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and automation components that are required to maintain and repair equipment. You will learn to read machine electrical diagrams and trace control circuits using a digital multimeter.
This course develops the skills required for the implementation of vacuum, air, and oil used to transmit force for performing useful functions on machines. Students will apply symbols to components and connect components to understand the assembly, operation, and maintenance of fluid power systems. The transmission of force is used in a variety of applications and can be hazardous to individuals who do not understand the related laws of physics.
This course covers an introduction and use of engineering drawings used to represent machines components. Students will draw sketches and develop interpretation skills required for the correct translation of machine drawings. Students will sketch electrical and control systems symbols that are used in electrical diagrams. COREQUIREMENT: 32454340 Packaging Machine Maintenance.
You will learn how to select materials, fabricate parts, and perform quality assurance used in a manufacturing environment. Students will perform a variety of tasks to develop skills necessary for the manufacturing of components. Manufacturing is a fast-paced, highly technical, and globally competitive industry that requires a basic understanding of manufacturing principles.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the applications of bearings and lubrication processes used in industries. Instruction will be given in the basic principles of operations, preventive maintenance, and repair procedures of all bearing types common to industry.
This course is designed to introduce the student to the standard applications of machine leveling and alignment of shafts, couplings, bearings, and machines common to industries. This course will cover several leveling and alignment procedures that meet industry standards.
This course will include oxy-fuel, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding processes. Class is designed for the beginner and individuals looking to advance present welding skills. No projects accepted without prior approval of instructor. Bring notebook, pliers, safety glasses and welding goggles/helmet to class.
This course introduces the student to the basics of GMAW welding operations. It includes the study of the type of metals and equipment utilized in welding. The instruction emphasizes accepted applications in butting and joining metals utilizing standard industry techniques.
This course introduces the student to the basics of SMAW welding. It includes the study of the type of metals and equipment utilized when welding. The instruction emphasizes accepted applications in butting and joining metals utilizing standard welding techniques.
This course introduces the student to the next level of SMAW welding. It includes the study of the type of metals and equipment utilized when welding. The instruction emphasizes accepted applications in butting and joining metals utilizing standard welding techniques. COREQUISITE: 31442373 Shielded Metal Arc Welding 1.
This course introduces the student to the basics of cutting and gouging operations. It includes the study of the common processes, techniques, and equipment utilized when cutting and gouging. The instruction emphasizes accepted applications in the use of carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum.
This course introduces the student to the basics of GTAW welding operations. It includes the study of the type of metals and equipment utilized in welding. The instruction emphasizes accepted applications in butting and joining metals utilizing standard industry techniques. COREQUISITE: 31442380 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 2.
This course builds on CAD Basics and Mastercam with additional CAD drawing concepts and CAM projects. Learners will utilize Solidworks and Mastercam applications to complete their learning objectives. Students will gain competency in file management by saving, converting, and working with different file types. Learners will create geometry in each application and convert files between CAD and CAM. Students will apply various tool paths to the designs they have created. Surface creation and machining exercises will be demonstrated by each individual. Each learner will design and detail a plastic part including a plotted final drawing to the correct scale. PREREQUISITES: 32420321 Print Reading for Machine Trades and 32420339 Mastercam.
This course is intended to develop the skills and knowledge needed in a job shop environment. The student machinist will use knowledge and skills developed in previous study to solve typical job shop problems. PREREQUISITES: 32420330 Machine Tool Theory 2 and 32420328 Machine Tool Operation 4 (WBL)
This course is designed to introduce the student to the applications of gears, belts, and chain drives used in industry. Instruction will be given in the basic principles of operation, installation, preventive maintenance, and repair procedures of these components to industry standards.
This course is designed to introduce the student to bulk handling belt conveyor systems common to many industries. While examining the different systems used that make up an effective belt conveyor, the student will design a system of their own. Standard applications, preventive maintenance, repair, and installation of conveyors will be the focus of this course. The screw, flat belt, and roller conveyors will also be examined. A strong background in mechanical drive and fabrication is recommended.
This course is designed to provide a "real" work-like environment where the student is placed in a team environment to build a conveyor from the design that was created in the conveyors theory class. All welding, machining, and the fabrication of the conveyor will be done by the team. The ordering of parts and components, along with creating a journal of the project, will be a team function. COREQUISITE: 32462321 Conveyors (WBL).
This course presents an overview of robotics in practice and research with topics including vision, motion planning, mobile mechanisms, kinematics, inverse kinematics, and sensors. PREREQUISITES: 32414335 DC Electricity and 32414336 AC Electricity.
Students will be assigned introductory, specifically designed projects that will be machined using the engine lathe, milling machine, drill press, and various saws. Students will be in a job-like setting. The capability and safe use of machine tools will be stressed.
Students will be assigned basic, specifically designed projects that will be machined using the engine lathe, milling machine, drill press, and various saws. Students will also machine parts on conversationally-programmed CNC lathes and vertical mills. Students will be in a job-like setting. The capability and safe use of machine tools will be stressed. COREQUISITE: 32420325 Machine Tool Operation 1.
This course will cover the basic principles of machine tool theory. The course will emphasize safety in the machine shop, measurement, metal cutting technology, basic lathe and mill operations, drilling machines, saws, layout procedures, and an introduction to CNC machining. The capability and safe use of machine tools will be stressed.
A continuation of Machine Tool Operation featuring advanced operations on milling machines, grinders, lathes, and drill presses. CNC operation and programming on a vertical mill and a turning center are introduced. Also included are machine maintenance and precision measurement. The capability and safe use of machine tools will be stressed. PREREQUISITE: 32420326 Machine Tool Operation 2.
Machine Tool Operation 4 features advanced operations on milling machines, grinders, lathes, and drill presses. CNC programming and operation on vertical mills and turning centers will be emphasized. The capability and safe use of machine tools will be stressed. COREQUISITE: 32420327 Machine Tool Operation 3.
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