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Precision Machining Technology



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PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY has been carefully written to align with the National Institute of Metalworking Skills (NIMS) Machining Level I Standard and to support achievement of NIMS credentials. This new text carries NIMS' exclusive endorsement and recommendation for use in NIMS-accredited Machining Level I Programs. It's the ideal way to introduce students to the excitement of today's machine tool industry and provide a solid understanding of fundamental and intermediate machining skills needed for successful 21st Century careers. With an emphasis on safety throughout, PRECISION MACHINING TECHNOLOGY offers a fresh view of the role of modern machining in today's economic environment. The text covers such topics as the basics of hand tools, job planning, benchwork, layout operations, drill press, milling and grinding processes, and CNC. The companion Workbook/Shop Manual contains helpful review material to ensure that readers have mastered key concepts and provides guided practice operations and projects on a wide range of machine tools that will enhance their NIMS credentialing success.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Machining
Introduction to Machining
Careers in Machining
Workplace Skills
Measurement, Materials, And Safety
Introduction to Safety
Measurement Systems and Machine Tool Math Overview
Semi-Precision Measurement
Precision Measurement
Quality Assurance, Process Planning, & Quality Control
Metal Composition and Classification
Heat Treatment of Metals
Maintenance, Lubrication, and Cutting Fluid Overview
Job Planning, Benchwork, And Layout
Understanding Drawings
Hand Tools (Safety Integration)
Saws and Cut-Off Machine
Offhand Grinding
Drilling, Treading, Tapping and Reaming
The Lathe
Work and Tool Holding Devices
Machining Operations on the Lathe
Taper Turning
Drill Press
Sizes and Types of Drill Presses
Drills, Reamers, Countersinks and Counterbores
Work Holding Devices
Drill Press Operation
Major Parts
Vertical Milling Machine Cutter
Work Holding Devices
Drills and Drilling
Squaring a Work Piece on the Milling Machine
Milling Slots and Key Ways
Pocket Milling
Milling Angels, Radii and Diameters
Surface Grinders and Grinding Wheels
Grinding Wheels
Computer Numerical Control
CNC Basics
CNC Turning: Getting Started
CNC Turning: Programming
CNC Turning: Set-up and Operation
CNC Milling: Getting Started
CNC Milling: Programming
CNC Milling: Set-up and Operation
Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Machining
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