Machine Shop (420)

420-120. Machine Tool/Fabrication. (2 Credits)

This course is designed to provide fabrication students with knowledge and applications of machine tool safety, processes, operation, and cutting conditions. The student will be required to produce a number of acceptable piece parts from standard blueprints.

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420-126. Machine Tool Theory. (1 Credit)

Gain an introduction to the practical theory related to machining processes and machine tools including lathes, vertical milling machines and drill presses. Explore shop safety, cutting tools, cutting conditions, part layout, hand tools, hardware, and precision and semi-precision measurement.

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420-127. Machine Tool Theory 2. (1 Credit)

Building on Machine Tool Theory, explore the practical theory related to machining processes and machine tools, including grinders, saws and cutoff machines. Learn about shop safety, cutting tools, cutting conditions, metal composition, heat treatment, maintenance, lubrication, cutting fluids, inspection, fixturing and an introduction to contemporary manufacturing.

Prerequisites: 420-126 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 420-326 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

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420-128. Fixturing for Machining. (1 Credit)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the practical concepts of work holding methods for machining operations. Production fixtures and other work holding methods for various manufacturing operations including manual drilling, turning, milling and grinding along with CNC machining will be addressed. Locating, supporting and clamping principles in addition to Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) will be emphasized.

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420-130. Industrial Blueprint Reading 1. (2 Credits)

Learn universally applicable techniques for interpreting all mechanical and industrial drawings through the study of drawing standards, abbreviations, basic rules for dimensioning, and various types of sectional views. Become familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

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420-160. Manufacturing Processes - Cold. (2 Credits)

The student will be introduced to manufacturing methods and the progression a part follows from a piece of raw stock to its finish dimensions utilizing provided drawings. Strong emphasis will be placed on strategies in standard machining practices, methods, and procedures to safely machine work pieces using standard manufacturing equipment including drill presses, manual mills and manual lathes.

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420-186. CNC Machining Ctr Programming. (2 Credits)

Develop the skills needed to program, set up and operate a CNC vertical machining center. Use blueprint interpretation and math skills to select tooling, determine a workholding method, and write a CNC program to completely machine a part per print. Learn to alter, insert and delete portions of existing programs in order to maintain control of part integrity.

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420-315. Contemporary Manufacturing. (1 Credit)

Explore current and future manufacturing processes, and apply the discussion topics to specific manufacturing applications.

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420-316. CNC Machining Center Operation. (2 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of CNC. Students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC vertical machining center. Topics that will be covered include: introduction to CNC, G and M codes, basic programming format, speeds and feeds, tool offsets, and the basic features of CNC control panels. Blueprint interpretation and math skills will be used to correctly select tooling, and determine workholding method.

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420-317. CNC Turning Center Operation. (2 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of CNC. Students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC turning center. Topics that will be covered include: introduction to CNC, G and M codes, basic programming format, speeds and feeds, tool offsets, and the basic features of CNC control panels. Blueprint interpretation and math skills will be used to correctly select tooling, and determine workholding method.

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420-320. Machine Tool Operation 1. (4 Credits)

Learn entry-level skills on basic machine tools, including lathes, drill presses, grinders, and milling machines. Produce parts from engineering drawings, and make measurements using inspection tools such as micrometers, height gages, verniers, thread gages, and the optical comparator. Develop the machine operating skills needed to produce parts to the tolerances commonly found in industrial situations.

Prerequisites: (420-326 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 420-126 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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420-321. Machine Tool Operation 2. (4 Credits)

Enhance ability to use basic machine tools, including lathes, drill presses, grinders, and milling machines. Produce parts from engineering drawings, and make measurements using inspection tools such as micrometers, height gages, verniers, thread gages, and the optical comparator. Develop the machine operating skills needed to produce parts to the tolerances commonly found in industrial situations.

Prerequisites: 420-320 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and (420-126 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 420-326 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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420-323. Machine Tool Operation 3. (4 Credits)

Hone skills related to using basic machine tools, including lathes, drill presses, grinders and milling machines. Produce parts from engineering drawings, and make measurements using inspection tools such as micrometers, height gages, verniers, thread gages and the optical comparator. Develop the machine operating skills needed to produce parts to the tolerances commonly found in industrial situations.

Prerequisites: 420-321 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and 420-320 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C and (420-127 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C or 420-128 with a minimum grade of C)

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420-324. Machine Tool Operation 4. (4 Credits)

Master the entry-level skills needed to use basic machine tools, including lathes, drill presses, grinders and milling machines. Produce parts from engineering drawings, and make measurements using inspection tools such as micrometers, height gages, verniers, thread gages and the optical comparator. Develop the machine operating skills needed to produce parts to tolerances commonly found in industrial situations.

Prerequisites: (420-323 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C)

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420-326. Machine Tool Theory I. (1 Credit)

Become familiar with basic theory related to machine tools including lathes, drill presses, grinders and milling machines. Learn the theory of using measuring tools such as micrometers, height gages, verniers, thread gages, and the optical comparator.

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420-330. Industrial Blueprint Reading I. (2 Credits)

Learn universally applicable techniques for interpreting all mechanical and industrial drawings through the study of drawing standards, abbreviations, basic rules for dimensioning, and various types of sectional views. Become familiar with geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.

Credit for prior learning available

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420-336. CNC Machining Center Operation. (2 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of CNC. Students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC vertical machining center. Topics that will be covered include: introduction to CNC, G and M codes, basic programming format, speeds and feeds, tool offsets, and the basic features of CNC control panels. Blueprint interpretation and math skills will be used to correctly select tooling, and determine workholding method.

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420-337. CNC Turning Center Operation. (2 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of CNC. Students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC turning center. Topics that will be covered include: introduction to CNC, G and M codes, basic programming format, speeds and feeds, tool offsets, and the basic features of CNC control panels. Blueprint interpretation and math skills will be used to correctly select tooling and determine workholding method.

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420-386. CNC Machining Center. (2 Credits)

Develop the skills needed to program, set up and operate a CNC vertical machining center. Use blueprint interpretation and math skills to select tooling, determine a workholding method, and write a CNC program to completely machine a part. Learn to alter, insert and delete portions of existing programs in order to maintain control of parts produced.

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420-387. CNC Turning Center Programming. (2 Credits)

Develop the skills needed to program, set up and operate a CNC turning center. Use blueprint and math skills to select tooling, determine a method of workholding and write a CNC program to completely machine a part. Learn to modify existing programs and offsets to maintain dimensional control.

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420-388. Computer Assist Prog/CNC. (2 Credits)

Learn to harness an off-line computer-assisted CNC programming system to create geometry, post process, and download to the machine tool. It is recommended that students have a good understanding of math and blueprint interpretation.

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420-399. Wire EDM Fundamentals. (1 Credit)

Learn to use manual CNC programming to operate a wire electrical discharge machine (EDM). Study the basic programming related to the operation and set-up of a Mitsubishi Wire EDM.

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420-410. Introduction to Casting. (0.8 Credits)

This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of casting. Topics that will be covered include: introduction to casting processes, components of a casting and common foundry terms. Blueprint interpretation and math skills will also be discussed.

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420-421. Industrial Blueprint Reading. (1.6 Credits)

Learn the theoretical concepts of Industrial Blueprint Reading.

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420-421A. Geometric Dim & Toleranc GD&T. (1.2 Credits)

Learn the theoretical concepts of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing.

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420-430A. Industrial Blueprint Reading. (1.2 Credits)

Learn the theoretical concepts of Industrial Blueprint Reading.

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420-430C. Geometric Dim & Toler (GD&T). (1 Credit)

Learn theoretical concepts of GD&T and the knowledge required to interpret GD&T feature control frames relative to current industry standards.

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420-437. Machining. (0.8 Credits)

Participants will gain and develop the skills needed for the safe, efficient operation of machines located on a shop floor.

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420-451A. Industrial Math. (0.4 Credits)

Learn fundamentals of applied math related to measurements, fractions, decimals, percents, ratio and proportion in an industrial setting.

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420-471A. Industrial Blueprint Reading. (0.8 Credits)

Learn the theoretical concepts of Industrial Blueprint Reading.

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420-471B. Industrial Blueprint Reading. (0.4 Credits)

Learn the theoretical concepts of Industrial Blueprint Reading.

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420-486A. CNC Turning Ctr Operatns-35Hrs. (3.5 Credits)

In this course students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC turning center.

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420-486B. Lathe Operations. (0.6 Credits)

This course covers the major types of lathes and their attachments, safety, maintenance, job preparation, and basic lathe operations.

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420-487B. CNC Machining Operations-35Hrs. (3.5 Credits)

In this course students will learn the fundamentals of CNC. Students will develop the skills necessary to set up and operate a CNC vertical machining center.

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420-492. Manufacturing Bootcamp. (0.6 Credits)

Gain an overview of manufacturing operations and best practices in an accelerated format. Explore fabrication, welding, CNC machining, blueprint reading, and math skills for manufacturing.

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420-504. Safety Machine Tool Apprentice. (0.5 Credits)

Examine safe work practices for machinists, tool and die makers and related trades. Apprentices will explore industrial safety standards; personal protective equipment; machine guards and protective devices; and chemical safety, and more. Course relates 5S concepts to safe work practices and trade work processes.

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420-505. OSHA Machine Trade Apprentices. (0.5 Credits)

Learn about industrial safety concepts and ensuring safe work practices. Topics include OSHA, Lock out/Tag out, Personal Protective Equipment, Hazardous Communication, Electrical Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Machine Guarding, Fall Protection and Permit-Required Confined Spaces.

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420-514. Mathematics for Machine Trades. (1 Credit)

This course provides applied mathematics instruction from a review of basic arithmetic; basic algebra; applications, based on geometry; right triangle trigonometry, oblique angle trigonometry and compound angles. U.S. and metric measurement systems will be introduced. The course is recommended for first semester.

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420-515. Communications for Apprentices. (1 Credit)

The course introduces the apprentice to basic communication concepts relating to the workplace. It is designed specifically for the apprentice to acquire the necessary skills of giving instructions, writing a technical memo, and explaining a technical process. Throughout the course the apprentice will brainstorm, write, edit, revise, and use one-on-one communication delivery in a small group. The course combines lecture and hands-on activities utilizing information which the apprentice brings from the workplace.

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420-516. Safety for IMT Apprentices. (1 Credit)

Explore customer needs, team building, decision making, safety within an organization, personal protective equipment, fire and electrical safety, and hazardous material safety. The content in this course aligns with OSHA 10 training.

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420-551. Engineering Drawings Appr. (1 Credit)

Learn universally applicable techniques for interpreting mechanical and industrial drawings through the study of drawing standards, abbreviations, basic rules for dimensioning and various views.

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420-552. Machine Process 1 Apprentices. (1 Credit)

Learn the proper use of sawing, drilling and milling machines; grinders and lathes. Learn to work safely and efficiently while acquiring the skills needed to identify proper machine shop practices and choosing the correct tool for the job.

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420-553. Machine Tool Theory 1 Appr. (1 Credit)

Learn about shop safety and the selection and application of hand tools, measuring instruments and layout procedures. Explore the process of determining the proper tools needed to perform specific machining tasks. Practice working safely and efficiently while acquiring the skills needed to identify proper machine shop practices and choosing the correct tool for the job.

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420-554. GD&T Apprentices. (1 Credit)

Gain an introduction to geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), including symbols, featuring control frames, maximum material condition (MMC) and least material condition (LMC). Create models and drawings with the correct GD&T placement.

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420-555. Machine Process 2 Appr. (1 Credit)

Explore metal composition and metallurgy techniques through both lecture and hands-on learning.

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420-556. Machine Tool Theory 2 Appr. (1 Credit)

Explore fixturing and workholding techniques and applications through both lectures and hands-on learning.

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420-561. Solidworks Machinist Appr. (1.75 Credits)

Learn to use the 3D modeling software SolidWorks to create and design parts including single- and multiple-configuration solid models. Create assemblies and assembly drawings using configuration part models, and model advanced part features.

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420-562. CNC Machining Ctr Appr. (1.75 Credits)

Become competent in "G" and "M" code programming and basic operation of a Haas CNC machining center. Learn basic word address codes and proper CNC program structure to communicate with the machine. Explore programming techniques, proper safety and operation of the machining center.

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420-563. Comp Assist Prog Machinist App. (1.75 Credits)

Gain exposure to lathe and 2 1/2 axis CAD programming software. Explore part geometry creation and editing. Build a solid foundation of geometric relationships, then tool-path several parts to acceptable machining practices.

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420-564. CNC Turning Ctr Appr. (1.75 Credits)

Gain the skills needed to set up and manually program a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Turning Center. Explore the fundamentals of CNC Turning Center setup practices and procedures, and establish work coordinate systems. Learn to mount cutting tools; load, edit and troubleshoot programs; and archive final program revisions.

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