Analyze a Part Drawing
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners answer 25 questions regarding part or assembly drawings. The basic areas of blueprint reading are covered.
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll review angles and different types of angular measuring tools associated with manufacturing.
Angular Measurement Review
In this learning activity you'll test your knowledge of angular measurement in this 10-question quiz.
Basic Elements of Dimensions Used in Engineering Drawings
In this interactive object, students explore the basic elements and common terms associated with dimensions and leaders. A quiz completes the activity.
Basic Symbols Used in Engineering Drawings
By Kelly Curran, Glenn Sokolowski
Learners examine the drawing symbols used for counterbore, countersink, spotface, radius, diameter, and depth. In the quiz that completes the activity, they associate these symbols with machining applications.
Basic Types of Dimensioning Used in Engineering Drawings
Learners examine the basic types of dimensioning including unidirectional and aligned systems, and linear, aligned, angled, arrowless, chain, datum, chart, tabular, radius, diameter, typical, and reference dimensions.
Basic Types of Lines Used in Engineering Drawings
In this highly interactive object, learners associate basic line types and terms with engineering drawing geometry. A quiz completes the activity.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #1
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object. Front, side, and top orthographic views are shown.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #2
In this interactive object, learners practice their 3D visualization skills by identifying the correct isometric view of an object.
Brain Exercise: Visualization #3
Learners develop 3D visualization skills by examining front, side, and top orthographic views of objects. Using this information, students select the corresponding isometric view of each object.
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.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
CNC Control Features
By Terry Tower
In this learning activity you'll discover the features of a Puma Daewoo O-T CNC Lathe Control panel.
Cutting Slots and Keyseats
By Erich Krowas
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.
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.
Cutting Tapers using the Taper Attachment
This video will show you how to setup and cut a taper using a taper attachment.
Cylindrical Grinder Components
In this learning object you'll review the components of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
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.
Determining Punch & Dies for Press Brake Forming
Introduction to selecting the proper punch and die for air bending or bottoming when forming on a press brake. Includes charts and methods for selection.
Drill Press Parts
In this learning activity you'll explore parts of the drill press.
Eagle Power Roller - Operator's Control Panel
In this learning activity you'll discover how the Eagle Power Roller control panel operates.
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.
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.
Gage Block Combinations Review
By Kelly Curran, Janet Braun
In this learning activity you'll test your ability to select the proper gage blocks when making a stack.