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Winter Registration Opens January 4

Machining Essentials (Preadmission Course)

Machining

Description

This course must be completed before a student can register for courses in the Machining Technology program. An introductory course to basic procedures and machining operations encountered in the manufacturing industry. Topics include essential safety practices, use of basic measuring tools, and applications of pedestal grinding, rough sawing material, basic manual lathe operations OR basic manual mill operations.
 

Objectives:

  • Identify safe practices in a machine shop
  • Identify correct clean-up procedures
  • Demonstrate accurate use and reading of steel rules, micrometers, and calipers
  • Perform basic layout procedures
  • Demonstrate and perform accurate use of hand tools
  • Demonstrate safe setup and operation of band saws

Lathe Option – Objectives:

  • Demonstrate safe operation of a pedestal grinder
  • Demonstrate safe operation of a lathe
  • Demonstrate proper machine maintenance and workstation cleanup
  • Demonstrate proper workholding device selection and setup
  • Demonstrate proper lathe cutting tool selection and setup
  • Demonstrate efficient speeds and feeds for lathe tooling
  • Perform accurate lathe OD machining operations
  • Create and evaluate surface finishes
OR
 

Mill Option – Objectives:

  • Demonstrate safe operation of a milling machine
  • Demonstrate proper machine maintenance and workstation cleanup
  • Demonstrate proper workholding device selection and setup
  • Demonstrate proper mill cutting tool selection and setup
  • Demonstrate efficient speeds and feeds for mill tooling
  • Perform accurate milling of outside and inside surfaces
  • Perform accurate holeforming mill operations for size and location
  • Create and evaluate milled surface finishes
 
Questions? Contact Wes at wchambers@btech.edu
 

Books and Supplies

Text and materials provided.

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About the Class

Price: $100

Location: Logan Campus - Main

Room: 705

Date: See Registration Code Below

Time: 8 am - 3 pm OR 5 pm - 10 pm

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Registration Code

Logan (LC)

Fall Registration Still Open

Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Nov 9 - Nov 20 Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm MACH 0995 09 LC $100
Nov 10 - Dec 3 Tu W Th 5 pm - 10 pm MACH 0995 10 LC $100
Dec 14 - Jan 8 Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm MACH 0995 11 LC $100
Dec 15 - Jan 14 Tu W Th 5 pm - 10 pm MACH 0995 12 LC $100

 

Winter Registration Begins January 4, 2021

Class Date Day Time Code Cost
Jan 11 - Jan 22 Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm MACH 0995 13 LC $100
Jan 12 - Jan 28 Tu W Th 5 pm - 10 pm MACH 0995 14 LC $100
Feb 8 - Feb 19 Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm MACH 0995 15 LC $100
Feb 9 - Feb 25 Tu W Th 5 pm - 10 pm MACH 0995 16 LC $100
Mar 8 - Mar 19 Mon - Fri 8 am - 3 pm MACH 0995 17 LC $100
Mar 9 - Mar 25 Tu W Th 5 pm - 10 pm MACH 0995 18 LC $100

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Logan Campus - Main
Telephone: 435-753-6780

Student Services
Monday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Wednesday: 8 am - 6 pm
Thursday: 8 am - 4:30 pm
Friday: 8 am - 4 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Telephone: 435-734-0614

Student Services
Monday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Tuesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am - 4 pm
Friday: 7:30 am - 3 pm
Sat/Sun: Closed

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Logan Campus - Main (Office)
1301 North 600 West
Logan, UT 84321

Toll Free: 866-701-1100
Local: 435-753-6780
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