Making the Workplace Talk to You: Using Visual Controls
By Kaye Krueger
Learners examine how visual controls help to manage the workplace. Photos of visual controls are provided.
Part Alignment on the Coordinate Measurement Machine
By John Stewart
In this animated object, learners examine how to align a part on the 1808 CMM.
Print Reading: Holder
By Kelly Curran
Learners test their ability to visualize a holder in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Identifying Non-Random Patterns on a Control Chart
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
In this learning activity you'll recognize several patterns on an Xbar and R control chart. These non-random patterns are indications that the process is not in a state of statistical control.
The Universal NAND Gate
By Patrick Hoppe
Students view schematics and truth tables that demonstrate how the AND, OR, and Hex Inverter functions are achieved through the use of only NAND gates.
Successfully Completing Your Weld Test
The learner will...review the process for successfully completing a weld procedure specification for weld testing in the educational setting.
Tips for Completing Welding Assignments
In this learning activity you'll gain tips for successfully completing welding assignments.
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review surface finish basics and read how to calculate the roughness average.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
Grinding Safety for Welders
The learner will...be able to safely use grinding equipment in the welding and metal fabrication shop.
Negative Roles: How They Affect Teamwork (Video)
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners identify negative roles, match statements characteristic of each role, and relate how they have handled negative teams.
Calculating Blank Size for Rolled Sheet Metal (Screencast)
By Dave Hoffman
In this interactive object, students read how to calculate the blank size for cylinders in a three-roll pinch roller. A calculator is required for the brief quiz that completes the activity.
Operating the Adira Hydraulic Shear
In this interactive object, learners set up a shear, enter the back gauge dimension, and prepare to shear metal in a simulation of the Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Manual Programming
In this learning activity you'll review step-by-step instructions for the Marvel PCII using manual programming.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
Print Reading: Mounting Wedge
Learners test their ability to visualize a mounting wedge in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Mounting and Indicating a Vise
By Erich Krowas
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
Facing and Center Drilling Using a Four-Jaw Chuck
In this video, you’ll explore how to set up the chuck, face your part using a left-handed and right-handed tool, center drilling, and facing the part to length.
Clock Pulse Triggering of Flip-Flops (Screencast)
By Terry Bartelt
This screencast shows the symbols used to represent the type of pulse required at the clock input to activate flip-flops.
Troubleshooting a Faulty JK Flip-Flop
In this animated object, learners examine the recommended procedure for troubleshooting a defective JK flip-flop using a logic pulser and probe.
Steel Rule Types
In this learning activity you'll review different types of steel rules used in manufacturing.
Cylindrical Grinder Components
In this learning object you'll review the components of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
Project Sheet: Radial Drilling Angle Plate Part 2a
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Robotic Welding Instructions
The learner will gain an understanding of how a robot uses welding instructions to perform tasks. This learning activity includes video.