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Machining: Machine Tool Fundamentals

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Machining: Machine Tool Fundamentals provides an introduction to the components, terminology, and capabilities of machine tools typically used in the industry.

Learning Hours: 4

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Course Description

Machining: Machine Tool Fundamentals provides an introduction to the components, terminology, and capabilities of machine tools typically used in the industry. 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.

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Who will benefit from this Machine Tools course?

Companies, individuals, or educational institutions that require an understanding of basic terminology associated with machine tools.

Course Classification

This manufacturing course by THORS eLearning Solutions covers identification of key terms and understanding of key concepts.

*THORS uses the Bloom’s Taxonomy Methodology for our course development.

Certificate Awarded for Machining: Machine Tool Fundamentals

Example of certificate awarded upon successful completion of the course.

*upon successful completion

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Learning Objectives

  1. Identify various common elements of machine tools, such as cutting tools, workholding, and operational movement.
  2. Identify primary components and characteristics of various machine tools in the industry.
  3. Identify the operational axes of various machine tools in the industry and what motions occur along the axes.
  4. Recognize parts that could be made and the processes that could be performed by the various machine tools.
Example of a machine tool removing metal material from a part.
Machining: Machine Tool Fundamentals

Table of Contents

  1. Common Elements
    1. Cutting Tools
      1. Cutting Tool Classification
      2. Cutting Tool Location
    2. Workholding Devices
      1. Chucks
      2. Clamps
      3. Collets
      4. Fixtures
      5. Vises
    3. Operational Axes
      1. X, Y, and Z Axes
        1. Vertical Spindle
        2. Horizontal Spindle
      2. A, B, and C Axes
  2. Drilling and Milling Machines
    1. Drilling Machines
      1. Drill Press
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
        4. Variation: Column Drilling Machine
      2. Radial Arm Drill
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
    2. Milling Machines
      1. Vertical Milling Machine
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
        4. Variation: Horizontal Milling Machine
  3. Lathes and Turning Centers
    1. Manual Lathes
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
    2. Turning Centers
      1. Turning Center Components
        1. Live Center
        2. Turret
        3. Live Spindle
      2. Horizontal Turning Center
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
      3. Vertical Turning Center
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
        4. Variation: Vertical Turn Mill Center
      4. Screw Machine
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
        4. Variation: Single Spindle Automatic Screw Machines
  4. Machining Centers
    1. Machining Center Components
      1. Automatic Tool Changer
        1. Tool Storage
        2. Tool Change Arm
      2. Rotary Table
        1. Rotates for Additional Operational Axes
        2. Rotates for Workpiece Change
      3. Pallet Changer
    2. Vertical Machining Center (VMC)
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
    3. Horizontal Machining Center (HMC)
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
      4. Variation: Horizontal Boring Mill
    4. Five-Axis Machining Center
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
      4. Variation: Special Purpose Machine
  5. Grinding Machines
    1. Cylindrical Grinding Machine
      1. OD Cylindrical Grinding Machine
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
      2. Conventional OD Cylindrical Grinding Machine
      3. ID Cylindrical Grinding Machine
      4. Centerless Grinding Machine
    2. Surface Grinding Machine
      1. Reciprocating Surface Grinding Machine
        1. Primary Components
        2. Operational Axes
        3. Uses
      2. Rotary Surface Grinding Machine
    3. Thread Grinding Machine
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
    4. Tool and Cutter Grinding Machine
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses
    5. Gear Grinding Machine
      1. Primary Components
      2. Operational Axes
      3. Uses

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