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.
Vernier Measurements Review
By Kelly Curran
In this learning activity you'll follow 11 steps to take measurements using a Vernier caliper.
Using Gage Blocks: Discussion and Quiz
By Barbara Anderegg
In this learning activity you'll identify the consequences of using gage blocks incorrectly.
Using an Indicator
By Janet Braun, Barbara Anderegg
Students read about the basics of using an indicator.
Using an Edge Finder
The learner will use an edge finder to locate the edge of a workpiece.
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.
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 Depth Micrometer
By Terry Fleischman
Learners will test their ability to read a depth micrometer in this interactive quiz.
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.
Title Block Tolerances
By Glenn Sokolowski
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.
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.
The Dial Caliper
Learners review guidelines for the proper use of a dial caliper. Illustrations appear throughout the learning object.
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.
Steel Rule Types
In this learning activity you'll review different types of steel rules used in manufacturing.
Squaring the Toolhead
By Erich Krowas
In this video, we’ll go over the necessary steps to square the toolhead on a Bridgeport mill.
Squaring a Part
This video will guide you through the process of squaring a part on a milling machine.
Spark Testing of Materials
By Thaddeus Hetzer
The learner sees photos of the spark patterns of various materials and their related properties.
In this learning activity you'll examine how a sine bar is used to measure angles.
Shear - Hydraulic - Adira - Setting Back Gauge
Step-by-step of setting the back gauge with an Adira Hydraulic Shear.
Setting Up and Using an Offset Boring Head
This video will examine the parts of an offset boring head, and how to setup and use the head.
In this interactive object, learners examine sectional views used in engineering drawings. The sections shown are full, half, offset, aligned, revolved, and broken-out. Learners match drawings of sectional views with the names of the views.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Programming a Job (Full CNC)
The student views step-by-step instructions for programming a "job" with the PCII on the Marvel vertical band saw.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Manual Programming
In this learning activity you'll review step-by-step instructions for the Marvel PCII using manual programming.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Keys Explained
In this learning activity you'll explore the Marvel PCII keys.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Clearing a Job
The student learns how to delete a job after it is programmed in the Marvel PCII.