Dec 01, 2023  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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MCH 134 - Introduction to Mills

Credit(s): 4

The student will perform advanced hands-on machine shop operations: set up and operation of manual milling machines, drill presses, band saws, grinders, and other equipment commonly found in manufacturing facilities. The student will use precision measuring tools and methods, utilize blueprints, and perform project process planning.  Various types of steel and aluminum are used. (All Semesters)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Set up and operate horizontal and vertical mills, including use and care for all accessories.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of a digital read-out.
  • Demonstrate the basics of running a milling machine such as facing, slotting, slitting, boring, and fly cutting.
  • Identify and demonstrate the different styles of cutters that are used.
  • Describe and demonstrate correct safety procedures and maintenance of mills.
  • Describe and demonstrate use of precision instruments associated with mills.
  • Demonstrate correct use of the criterion boring head.

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