Print Reading: Holder
By Kelly Curran
Learners test their ability to visualize a holder in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Carbide Tool Geometry
The learner will use the ANSI Insert Identification System to identify and select carbide tools.
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.
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.
Saw - Marvel - PCII - Manual Programming
In this learning activity you'll review step-by-step instructions for the Marvel PCII using manual programming.
Optical Comparator: Setting Up the Edge Detector on the Starrett HB 400
By Barbara Anderegg
Students read how to set up the optical comparator edge detector in this interactive learning object.
Print Reading: Mounting Wedge
Learners test their ability to visualize a mounting wedge in this interactive exercise that features animated pictorial views.
Changing Gears and Setting the Backlash
In this video, you’ll learn how to make changes to an engine lathe.
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.
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.
Steel Rule Types
In this learning activity you'll review different types of steel rules used in manufacturing.
Cylindrical Grinder Components
In this learning object you'll review the components of a Brown & Sharpe Universal Cylindrical Grinder.
Project Sheet: Radial Drilling Angle Plate Part 2a
This project gives a drawing with steps to complete the activity.
Programming Hurco Controller – CNC
In this learning activity you'll practice operating the Hurco Controller in the CNC mode.
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.
Overview of the Bridgeport Milling Machine
In this video, we’ll identify the parts that make up the Bridgeport and learn how it works.
Squaring a Part
This video will guide you through the process of squaring a part on a milling machine.
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.
Print Reading: Slotted Block
In this learning activity you'll illustrate your ability to visualize a slotted block.
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.
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.
Spark Testing of Materials
By Thaddeus Hetzer
The learner sees photos of the spark patterns of various materials and their related properties.
Safety Scene - Grinding Edition
In this learning activity you'll recognize potential safety hazards around grinding equipment
Cutting Slots and Keyseats
In this video, we’ll explore how to cut a keyseat.