• Program: Machine Tool Technology
  • Course: Introduction to Machining Technology
  • Course #: MACH1100
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course will give the student an overview of machining technology as it is used in the manufacturing industry today. The course also covers shop safety, use of hand tools, use of precision measuring tools and the operation of the pedestal grinder. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

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:
Identify safe shop procedures
Measure parts using precision instruments
Identify mechanical hardware
Identify hand tools
Produce square parts using files
Produce hand sawn parts
Produce threaded parts using taps and dies
Identify layout instruments
Lay out parts
Produce general purpose tool bit
Sharpen twist drill

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

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