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Machining: Turning Tool and Process Basics

$140.00

Machining: Turning Tool and Process Basics gives learners insight on the cutting tool, workholding device, and cutting operation selection process for turning centers.

Learning Hours: 1.5

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Course Description

Machining: Turning Tool and Process Basics gives learners insight on the cutting tool, workholding device, and cutting operation selection process for turning centers. These topics are tailored to a level appropriate for a CNC turning center setup operator, and industry professionals seeking to understand the job functions of this role. Combining live video with animated demonstrations, this course covers everything from cutting parameters, to L/D ratio and workholding selection, to the format of canned cycles in CNC programming.

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Who will benefit from this Machining Turning Tools Basics course?

Manufacturing, quality, and engineering functions in an organization that seeks to understand the process of turning.

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: Turning Tool and Process Basics

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Learning Objectives

  1. Define the metal cutting process of turning and its objective.
  2. Recognize common terminology and modes of classification used to describe indexable turning inserts and tool holders.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of the cutting forces at work during turning and the mechanics of chip formation and breakage.
  4. Distinguish between different workholding arrangements commonly used in turning.
  5. Compare and contrast the various cutting operations typically associated with the capabilities of a typical turning center.
3D illustration of a face driver, a tool which eliminates the need to reposition a part in a machine to complete turning.
Machining: Turning Tool and Process Basics

Table of Contents

  1. Turning Tool Concepts
    1. Tool Construction
    2. Tool Signature
    3. Hand of Tool
    4. Insert Properties
      1. Insert Material
      2. Insert Orientation
      3. Insert Chipbreaker
    5. Chip Formation and Breaking
      1. Cutting Force
      2. Chip Types
        1. Continuous Chips
        2. Discontinuous Chips
      3. Chip Curl
        1. Depth of Wear
        2. Cutting Speed
  2. Principles and Processes
    1. Operational Axes
    2. Workholding
      1. Part Setups
        1. Two Setups
        2. Single Setup Alternative
      2. L/D Ratio and Holding Points
    3. Roughing and Finishing
    4. Turning Process Cycle Operations
      1. Facing
      2. Turning
      3. Boring
      4. Grooving
        1. Radial Grooving
        2. Face Grooving
      5. Parting Off
      6. Threading
    5. Cutting Zone Conditions
      1. Coolant Purpose
      2. Coolant Delivery

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