This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
By Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine pictorial drawings used in engineering including sectioned and exploded drawings. A sketching quiz is provided to help the learner create simple pictorial sketches by using orthographic views and an isometric template.
Lathe Project: Boring with a Steady Rest
By Kelly Curran
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
General Shop Safety - Safety Rules
This document provides a list of shop safety rules.
Hexadecimal Number Conversion Practice Problems
By Patrick Hoppe
In this learning activity you'll practice converting between hexadecimal and decimal and between hexadecimal and binary numbers.
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.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
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 Tailstock Offset Method
In this video, you’ll explore how to calculate, setup, and cut a taper using the tailstock offset method.
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.
Cutting Tool Geometry
You'll practice identifying relief angles and rake angles related to lathe cutting tools.
Turning Between Centers
The learner will identify tools and practices associated with setting up a lathe to turn between centers.
CEAD - Career Education and Development
CIE Information for Fox Valley Technical College
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