By Glenn Sokolowski
In this interactive object, learners examine standard and metric thread specifications used in engineering drawings. In a brief quiz, they identify various internal and external thread representations.
Title Block Tolerances
Learners examine the use of the tolerances displayed in a title block by calculating the minimum and maximum allowable size of a fabricated part. In a brief quiz, students determine whether a part is usable or should be scrapped.
Top Bender - Operator's Control Panel
By Dave Hoffman
Learners are asked to program the Top Bender following the same steps they would if working on the actual control panel.
Using a Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
Using a Sine Bar
By Janet Braun
The learner will use the deceptively simple sine bar to measure angles to minutes or even half minutes.
Using a Steady Rest
By Kelly Curran
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.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Vernier Measurements Review
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
Who Wants to Be an "Engin-aire?" -- Ferrous Metals and Alloys
By Bryan LaVigne
Learners answer questions about ferrous metals and alloys using a game show format. Immediate feedback is provided.