Metal Cutting: Surface Process Fundamentals is designed to provide learners with terminology, images, and fundamental concepts as they pertain to metal machining processes that create a surface feature on a part. 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. 

Surface Process Fundamentals

Learning Objectives
  • Identify commonly specified surface features.
  • Identify cutting tools used in conventional surface processes.
  • Identify cutting media used in non-conventional surface processes.
  • Identify forming tools used in metal displacement processes.
  • Identify and understand the tool-part relationship characteristics of various types of surface processes used in the industry.
This course includes
Pre / Post-Assessment
Course Length: 2 h
Completion Certificate

Table of Contents

Conventional Processes

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Grinding
  • Grinding Processes
  • Linear Broaching
  • Rotary Broaching

Non-Conventional Finishing Processes

  • Lapping
  • Superfinishing

Non-Conventional Cutting Processes

  • Electrical Discharge Machining
  • Electrochemical Machining
  • Laser Beam Machining
  • Water Jet Machining
  • Ultrasonic Machining

Metal Displacement Processes

  • Burnishing
  • Stamping
  • Spline Rolling
  • Thread Rolling
  • Knurl Rolling

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