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Machining: Workholding
111 Supporting and Locating Principles

CourseCode: SOC-111-360020
Length: 1 Hours

Target Audience
Beginner Level

Supporting and Locating Principles describes important concepts related to supporting and locating a workpiece on a modular fixture. In many cases, operators require modular fixtures that can more closely match the size and shape of a unique or complex part. Supporting the part is crucial in preventing workpiece deformation, while locating the part ensures it is positioned in the correct place for more efficient and repeatable operations.An understanding of how to support and locate parts on a fixture is a key aspect of several manufacturing operations, including machining, welding, and assembly. When designed to properly support and locate, a fixture helps improve production rates and finished part quality. After taking this class, users will have an understanding of concepts, practices, and devices related to supporting and locating a workpiece on a fixture.

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Courses Ascending
Beginner: 101 Introduction to Workholding
Beginner: 111 Supporting and Locating Principles
Beginner: 121 Locating Devices
Beginner: 131 Clamping Basics
Beginner: 141 Chucks, Collets, and Vises
Intermediate: 201 Fixture Design Basics
Intermediate: 200 Fixture Body Construction
Intermediate: 230 Drill Bushing Selection
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