Metal Cutting: Hole Process Fundamentals

Presented in THORS’ highly visual and interactive learning format, this course will help employees in machining industries become familiar with the important equipment and terminology associated with their profession.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the main types of hole processes and their characteristics.
  • Understand important terminology that relates to each hole process.
  • Identify cutting tools used to create various hole types.
  • Identify and understand the tool-part relationship characteristics of various hole processes used in the industry.
Course Length: 2.5 HRS

Table of Contents

Introduction to Hole Processes

Additional Hole Process

  • Finishing Processes
    • Boring
    • Reaming
    • Honing
  • Unique Hole Processes
    • Core Drilling
    • Trepanning

Basic Hole Processes

  • Starter Hole Drilling
    • Spot Drilling
    • Center Drilling
  • Drilling
  • Drilling Variations
    • Gun Drilling
    • Peck Drilling

Hole Feature Processes

  • Stepped Drilling
    • Countersinking
    • Counterdrilling
    • Counterboring
    • Spotfacing
    • Port Hole Drilling
  • Threading
    • Tapping
    • Single-Point Threading
    • Thread Milling

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