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MET 117 - Manufacturing Processes
The main purpose of this course is to familiarize the
mechanical / manufacturing engineering technology student with the principles and
operation of hand held tools and mechanical equipment such as lathes, drill
press, etc. Measuring instruments, as well as manufacturing processes are also
covered. Laboratory projects will be assigned to reinforce the topics covered in
the theory. Prerequisite: None (1,3) 2 credits
- Textbook: Machine Tool Practices, 7th edition, Richard R. Kibbe Prentice Hall Publishing Co. (ISBN: 0130334472)
Laboratory Manual and Projects, SUNY Farmingdale, by Prof. D. Maltezos
To give students hands-on experience in the use of hand tools, lathe
machines, drill presses, etc.
- Introduction to hand held
tools and machining equipment. Machine, tooling, and equipment maintenance.
- Introduction to measuring
instruments and devices.
- Grinding and inspection of
tool bits. Use of hand held tools.
- Introduction to lathe machine
- Selection of spindle speeds
and cutting feeds on lathes.
- Midterm test.
- Set up of lathe for cutting
- Turning work between
- Set up of lathe for boring
- Set up and use of the bench
- Set up and use of tap and
- Final test.
- Grinding of turning tool bits
requires use of grinding machine
- Turning a pin punch
requires use of lathe.
- Turning a tensile specimen
(including thread cutting) requires lathe.
- Turning a gear blank requires
lathe Drill and tap gauge requires press drill, hand-held tools and milling
- High speed thread cutting
requires vertical milling machine, reversing tapping attachment.
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