• Program: Welding and Metal Fabrication
  • Course: Precision Metal Stamping Setup
  • Course #: WLDG1375
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course prepares the student to learn the fundamentals of parts inspection and quality control and to develop skills and knowledge on how to setup mechanical power presses. Topics covered include: Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GDT) interpreting engineering drawings, sensor and die protection, programming feed and speed and pilot release, applied metal forming theory, applied geometry and trigonometry, calibration and statistical process control (SPC).

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Set up single hit, compound and progressive dies
Demonstrate correct starting point for coil fed material
Set feed controls, speed and release for coil fed operations
Demonstrate proper feed-line height setup
Program the die sensors
Conduct frist article inspection for setup
Practice trial stamp piece parts on hand fed and coil fed setups
Set up safety system
Set up lubrication and coolant system
Adjust lubrication and coolant system
Set up press with required tooling
Demonstrate proper operation of press with required tooling
Explain operation of sensors
Verify proper operation of sensors
Explain press and in-line components
Explain Fundamental Die Theory
Detect raw material defects
Troubleshoot running process

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 1
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  WLDG1370 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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