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MAC 100 - Introduction to Machine Tool

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Principles and procedures for basic machine tool operations. Includes careers in manufacturing, machine tool history, safety, materials, manufacturing process planning, and measurement. Also includes principles of metal cutting, bench and hand tools, power saws, drill presses, and abrasive machine.

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Use Micrometers, Depth Mic, and Calipers accurately
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of basic machine shop safety
  3. Calculate correct speeds and feeds for machines
  4. Pass the National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Measurement Materials and Safety certification test
  5. Achieve the NC3 Precision Measuring Instruments Certificate

  1. Careers in Manufacturing
    1. Trade opportunities
    2. Types of machine shops
  2. Machine Tool History
    1. Evolution and the industrial revolution
    2. Types and applications
  3. Safety
    1. General safety guidelines
    2. Personal Protective Equipment
    3. Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
    4. Hazardous Material Information Systems (HMIS)
    5. Causes of accidents
  4. Materials
    1. Manufacture of iron and steel
    2. Metals, their properties, identification
  5. Manufacturing Process Planning
    1. Technical drawings and prints
    2. Orthographic projections
    3. Title block and block tolerances
    4. Surface finish requirements
    5. Introduction to geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
    6. Classes of fits
    7. ANSI Standard Fit Symbols
    8. Machining procedures
    9. Speeds and feeds
      1. Calculate for lathes
      2. Calculate for mills
  6. Measurement
    1. Measurement systems
    2. Micrometers
    3. Vernier calipers
    4. Inspection tools
    5. Reading steel rules
    6. Gage block assembly
  7. Principles of Metal Cutting
    1. Reading chips
    2. Cutting fluid
  8. Bench and Hand Tools
    1. Typical shop hand tools
    2. Cutting hand tools
  9. Power Saws
    1. Cut-off saws
    2. Contouring saws
  10. Drill Presses
    1. Types of drill presses
    2. Twist drills
    3. Producing and finishing holes
  11. Abrasive Machines
    1. Bench and pedestal grinders
    2. Abrasive belt machines