By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll explore the history behind gage blocks.
GD&T - The Feature Control Frame (Screencast)
By Glenn Sokolowski
In this screencast, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing: The Feature Control Frame, learners examine geometric characteristic symbols, tolerances, datum feature symbols, and other control frame information.
GD&T: Geometric Characteristic Symbols
In this interactive object, learners test their knowledge of 14 geometric tolerance control symbols.
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.
Indirect Measurement Instruments
By Kelly Curran
The learner will define indirect measurement, identify common indirect measuring tools, and select the proper measuring tool for the situation.
Interpreting Engineering Drawings: Title and Revision Blocks (Screencast)
Learners examine the information on a title block and answer questions about that information in an interactive quiz.
Lathe Accessories - Tool Holding
In this learning activity you'll explore lathe tool-holding techniques.
Lathe Turning Machine Types
In this learning activity you'll explore Lathe Turning Machines.
Machine Tool Turning
The learner will understand the basics of machine turning including how a lathe works, the equipment used, and commonly used terms.
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.
By scott vanhulle
The learner will measure and record dimensions using a metric micrometer to an accuracy of plus or minus .01 of a millimeter.
Metric Micrometer Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll review how to read a metric micrometer and use your knowledge to answer 12 questions.
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.
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.
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.
Optical Comparator: Establishing a Reference Frame on the Starrett HB 400
In this interactive learning object, learners read how to compensate for a part not mounted perfectly parallel to the machine axis.
Orthographic Projection #1
In this interactive and animated object, learners examine orthographic projection and the Glass Box Theory. Front, side, and top view development is demonstrated with pictorial views of each object to help develop 2D to 3D visualization skills.
Overview of the Bridgeport Milling Machine
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
Parts Make an Assembly
Learners examine the relationship of individual parts in an assembly drawing. Assembly drawing notes, fabricated and purchased parts, and sectional views are explained briefly.
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.
Press Brake - Loading Punches and Dies
The student reads about the procedures for loading punches and turning a die block in an up-acting hydraulic press brake. The safe handling of press brake tooling is also illustrated.
Print Reading: Angled Mount
Learners test their ability to visualize an angled mount 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.
Print Reading: An Alphabet of Lines in Print Reading
In this animated activity, learners read about the types of lines found on blueprints. A quiz completes the activity.
Print Reading: Holder
Learners test their ability to visualize a holder in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.