1 session per week
4 hours per session
Total Class: 60 hours
Inspectors, quality assurance specialists, machinists, etc. this course offers a background in accuracy requirements and interpretation of tolerances that ensures quality parts for your customers.
To learn the 14 geometric characteristic symbols, the 5 categories they fall within and when material condition symbols may be used and when datum references are allowed.
- Geometric controls and their usage.
- How to read a geometric control as a sentence.
- How to use simple functional gages to check parts.
- Dependency, ASME, vs. independency, ISO, for measuring size.
- How to measure MMC and LMC.
- How to calculate and collect variable data for CMM inspections.
- How to read and interpret blueprints.
- Machined part terminology.
- How to use basic machine shop inspection tools to inspect machined parts.
- How to create a first article report.
- How to create a sketch of a machined part.
- Shop Math / Trigonometry.
- Hands on familiarization of inspection tools used to verify blueprint dimensions on actual machined parts.
Students gain proficiency on various equipment pieces used during the class including:
- 1-6 Inch Micrometers
- 1-6 Inch Depth Micrometers
- 062-10″ Minus Pin Set
- Granite Surface Plate
- Sine Plate
- Height Gage
- Jo Block Set
- Telescoping Id Gages
- 90 Degree Knee
- Dental Impression Material
- 6 Inch Dial Calipers
- 1-2-3 Blocks
- Machined Parts
- Math skills using a scientific calculator to do shop math and trigonometry.
- Detailed blueprint reading, thorough understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing.
- Use of common inspection tools used in a machine shop:
- inside, outside and depth micrometers, pins, jo-blocks, surface plate, height gage, bore gages, sine plate, comparator, cmm, thread wires, pitch gages, radius
- gages, v-blocks, and transfer stands.
- Students are encouraged to bring parts and blueprints from their jobs.
- The class finishes with first articles and reverse engineering of complex parts.