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"The Future of Industrial Training: the New Digital Classroom"

About the Webinar:
At TPC Training Systems, we’ve been on the hunt for ways that our industrial skills training solutions can evolve to meet the needs of all of our customers, and we’ve learned some things in the process. In this webinar, we’ll share what we’ve learned and give you a preview of the future of industrial training.

You’ll learn about:
  • The best uses of webcast and simulcast training formats
  • The advantages of blended online and live training
  • Virtual reality (VR) training environments, including an exclusive sneak peek inside a VR simulation

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    Lathe- Machining Work in a Chuck

    Lathe- Machining Work in a Chuck

    A sequential follow-up to course 324 on lathe operation, This online course covers chuck installation, boring and counterboring operations, thread cutting, and taper boring. Continues into special lathe operations that use faceplates, angle plates, and boring bars. Provides several real "hands-on" projects. Lathe- Machining Work in a Chuck is available in online and course manual formats.

    TPC Training Systems is authorized by IACET to offer 0.5 CEUs for this program.

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    • Online Course & Test $85.00
    • Course Manual $57.00

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    Lesson 1 - Lathe Setup and Workpiece Preparation


    Chuck size selection; Installing a chuck and work in a chuck; Correcting misalignment; Using 3-jaw, 4-jaw, collets chuck, and mandrels; Removing chuck

    Learning Objectives:
    – Select and install a chuck.
    – Install and center work in a chuck.
    – Use a 3-jaw and 4-jaw chuck.
    – Use a collet chuck.
    – Use a mandrel.

    Lesson 2 - Rough Turning and Finish Turning


    Tool selection, installation, and alignment; Setting speed and feed; Rough turning; Cutting fluids; Longitudinal feed; Rough and finish turning; Facing

    Learning Objectives:
    – Select, install, and align both a facing tool and a turning tool.
    – Set the correct speed and feed for facing and turning.
    – Rough turn a workpiece.
    – Finish turn a workpiece.
    – Face a shoulder

    Lesson 3 - Boring and Counterboring


    Boring tool design; Installing a boring bar and bit; Adjusting cross feed; Rough boring; Coolants; Finish boring; Counterboring

    Learning Objectives:
    – Select and install a boring bar and bit.
    – Select the speed and feed for boring and counterboring.
    – Make a trial cut
    – Rough bore and finish bore a workpiece.
    – Counterbore a workpiece.

    Lesson 4 - Cutting Internal Threads and Boring Tapers


    Tool selection; Installing, aligning, and threading the workpiece; Checking finished threads; Boring tapers

    Learning Objectives:
    – Select, install, and align a thread-cutting tool.
    – Machine internal threads in a workpiece.
    – Check finished threads.
    – Bore a taper using the compound-rest method.
    – Bore a taper using the taper-attachment method.

    Lesson 5 - Holding Irregular and Oversize Workpieces


    Mounting workpiece on a faceplate; Using faceplate jaws, clamps, and angle plates; Facing large diameters; Specialized mandrel; Boring

    Learning Objectives:
    – Mount and true a faceplate.
    – Use faceplate clamps and jaws.
    – Hold work on an angle plate.
    – Mount work on the lathe carriage for boring.

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