Introduction to Metal Removal

Course Details

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Class Length

16 Hours


Online / Hybrid,Onsite

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Course Overview

Having a general knowledge of the various tools and methods used for metal removal can dramatically increase a person’s ability to problem solve in the manufacturing environment.  After taking PS1103, the student will have a deep understanding of various grinding, milling, turning & drilling operations and how they are used to produce quality parts.

Course Outline

  • Understanding metal removal processes
  • Recognizing common cutters
  • Metal removal terminology
  • Job planning and processing parts
  • Understanding how to make a chip
  • Job set-up equipment
  • Proper job set-up
  • Types of manual machines
  • Identifying hand tools