The machine technology certificate program provides students with the basic skills to work in an entry level position in the machining field. The class and lab experiences will help the student develop skill in the use of common hand tools, operation of metal cutting machines, and the use of precision measuring instruments.
This program is the second of four certificate programs for students studying manual machining. This course will introduce students to basic milling, lathe and grinding operations. Topics include machine parts, machine operations, toolholding, holemaking, chucks, cutting tools, facing, turning, knurling, threading, endmills, cutters, abrasives and surface grinding.
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