Tips for Completing Welding Assignments
In this learning activity you'll gain tips for successfully completing welding assignments.
The Dial Caliper
By Barbara Anderegg
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
Using Fire Extinguishers
By Terry Bartelt, Pat Jensen
By the end of this learning activity, you’ll know how to understand, use, and maintain different types of fire extinguishers.
How to Read a Caliper
In this interactive object, learners review how to read a caliper. They then test their skills with eight practice questions.
Steel Rule Types
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll review different types of steel rules used in manufacturing.
Angular Measurement Review
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of angular measurement in this 10-question quiz.
Print Reading: Slotted Block
In this learning activity you'll illustrate your ability to visualize a slotted block.
Steel Rules Test
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.
By Mary Lee Rudnick-Kaun
Students follow steps to transfer data from a list to a histogram.
Darex Model SP2000 Drill Sharpening Machine
By Mike Cattelino
Learners view step-by-step instructions for how to set up and sharpen a drill bit in the Darex drill grinder, model SP2000.
SMAW Electrode Characteristics
In this learning activity, you’ll explore the characteristics of common, carbon steel shielded metal arc welding electrodes, which fall under American Welding Society specification A5.1.
Reading a Micrometer
By Sue Silverstein
In this learning activity you'll practice reading a micrometer.
Test your skills at reading a ruler.
Setting Up and Using an Offset Boring Head
By Erich Krowas
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
Cutting Slots and Keyseats
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
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.
Using a Steady Rest
In this video, you’ll learn how to set up a long piece of tubing using a steady rest, so that you can bore the ends for a bearing.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Squaring a Part
This video will guide you through the process of squaring a part on a milling machine.
Mounting and Indicating a Vise
In this video, you’ll explore how to use a vise on a Bridgeport mill to securely hold your workpiece.
Squaring the Toolhead
In this video, we’ll go over the necessary steps to square the toolhead on a Bridgeport mill.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
Overview of the Bridgeport Milling Machine
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
Cutting Tapers Using the Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
Engine Lathe: Basic Components and Operation
In this video, you’ll explore the engine lathe, its basic components, and you’ll learn to operate its machine controls.