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Machining: Metal Cutting
121 Overview of Machine Tools

CourseCode: SOC-121-260030
Length: 1 Hours

Target Audience
Beginner Level

Overview of Machine Tools provides an overview of the basic machine tools used in metal cutting operations. The class describes the appearance, components, and uses of lathes, mills, drill presses, saws, and broaches. Lathes and mills are described in detail, including the various types of cutting operations performed and the different types of tools commonly used on both machines.This class provides new users with the foundational information about machine tools and their uses that is necessary for users to gain familiarity with common metal cutting machines and knowledge of metal cutting theory and processes. A basic understanding of the types of machine tools used in metal cutting operations will prepare users for becoming machine operators.

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Courses Ascending
Beginner: 101 Safety for Metal Cutting
Beginner: 111 Cutting Processes
Beginner: 121 Overview of Machine Tools
Intermediate: 201 Basic Cutting Theory
Intermediate: 211 Band Saw Operation
Intermediate: 221 Introduction to Metal Cutting Fluids
Intermediate: 231 Metal Cutting Fluid Safety
Intermediate: 241 Prints for Metal Cutting Operations
Advanced: 301 Speed and Feed for the Lathe
Advanced: 311 Speed and Feed for the Mill
Advanced: 321 Cutting Tool Materials
Advanced: 331 Carbide Grade Selection
Advanced: 341 ANSI Insert Selection
Advanced: 345 Advanced Tool Materials
Advanced: 351 Lathe Tool Geometry
Advanced: 361 Mill Tool Geometry
Advanced: 371 Drill Tool Geometry
Advanced: 381 Optimizing Tool Life and Process
Advanced: 391 Impact of Workpiece Materials
Beginner: 100 Intro to EDM
Beginner: 160 Intro to Screw Machining
Intermediate: 260 Toolholders for Turning
Advanced: 310 High-Speed Machining
Advanced: 315 Hard Turning
Advanced: 325 Machining Titanium Alloys
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