This course provides introductory instruction in the terminology, design, application, set-up, operation and daily care of conventional milling machines. Accident prevention practices will be stressed.
Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:
Lubricate, clean and perform commonly assigned cleanup and operator maintenance duties for a milling machine.
Interpret work-related documents for piece-part machining on a milling machine.
Utilize appropriate terminology when referring to milling machines, attachments and associated equipment.
Utilize detail drawings, calculations, layout tools, precision-measuring instruments and appropriate techniques to prepare parts, and to verify part dimensions during inspection procedures.
Identify required work and tool holding devices, select, mount, set-up and adjust appropriate accessories, attachments, and workpieces in preparation for performing milling machine operations such as facing, step, and slot milling, chamfering, spot drilling, drilling, reaming, spot finishing as well as hand tapping.
Perform machine head/table and workholding device alignments.
Calculate and set speeds and feeds, and perform milling machine operations.
Coreq. MTT 108, MTT 110 and MTT 111