Marvel Saw: Clearing Out a Job
By Dave Hoffman
In this simulation, learners follow steps to clear out a job that had been previously created.
Steel Rules Test
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of the different types of steel rules as well as how to use and read them correctly.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
By Barbara Anderegg
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Alcohol and the Job
By Rosie Bunnow
Learners evaluate and respond to excuses for not reporting alcohol-related behavior they have observed on the job. This activity has audio content.
Troubleshooting a Digital-to-Analog Converter
By Terry Bartelt
Learners read an explanation of how to troubleshoot a faulty digital-to-analog converter that has a shorted input.
The 4-Input Truth Table
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll practice using the 4-input truth table.
Basic Elements of a Plastics Extruder
By Craig Hemken
In this animated object, learners examine the parts of a plastics extruder. A quiz completes the activity.
The History of Standards
In this learning activity you'll review the historical progression of standards to learn what makes a good standard.
Print Reading: Three-Step Block
Learners test their ability to visualize a three-step block in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Print Reading: Hub
Learners practice reading prints of a hub. They identify information located on the print and calculate missing dimensions.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Acronyms & Terminology of the SDS
Learners will understand the technical terms used in the context of the SDS to help them interpret its information.
Problem Solving: Using a Flow Chart
By Mitch Vesaas
You will learn how to us a flow chart to describe the process actions and decisions to find a solution.
In this animated activity, learners examine the fundamental operation of a logic probe that is used to detect logic signals in a digital circuit.
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
Students follow steps to transfer data from a list to a histogram.
Variation in Manufacturing: The Stable Process
By John Stewart
Learners read a brief introduction to in-control and out-of-control conditions and view a series of distribution curves. This is a follow-up to the learning object titled "Quality Basics: Variation."
Designing a Ladder Diagram
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
In this animated object, learners examine the design of a ladder circuit that provides manual control to a water pumping system. Students also study modifications to the circuit as the complexity of the system increases.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
Explore the different types of personal protective equipment, which protects you against workplace hazards
In this learning activity you'll explore the operation of a NAND gate using a truth table, a Boolean Algebra equation, a switch analogy, and a written statement.
The MOD 10 Counter
The technique for designing a MOD 10 counter is introduced. Asynchronous inputs of a JK flip-flop are used to clear the counter.
Shear - Hydraulic - Adira - Setting Back Gauge
Step-by-step of setting the back gauge with an Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Top Bender - Operator's Control Panel
Learners are asked to program the Top Bender following the same steps they would if working on the actual control panel.
Optical Comparator: Starrett HB 400 Edge Detector Quiz
The learner tests his/her ability to set up the optical comparator edge detector using a virtual simulation of the machine.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.