Sep 15, 2019  
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PRS 201 - Machine Tool 3 Lecture

Hours: 1
A course that studies the fundamental skills required in the machining industry. Skill topics include: safety, bench work, measuring devices, basic machinery and their functions including: drill presses, vertical milling machines, horizontal mills, engine lathes, and common cutting tools. The overarching goal of this course is to afford the student the opportunity to earn NIMS credentials, (The National Institute for Metal Working Skills) as they demonstrate their competency with the tools and procedures used in the industry. NIMS credentials certify to employers that the holder is qualified to work in the industry. In this course students can earn two NIMS credential. They are Manual Turning with Chucking and Manual Milling. This course is the next step up in the NIMS Level 1 credentials. This course is an introduction to the manual turning with chucking, work holding, tool holding devices for the manual lathe and manual vertical and horizontal mill, work holding, tool holding devices for the mills and machining operations on the mills. Students may earn a NIMS credential in this course; both a practical and theory test must be mastered to receive the credential.

Prerequisite: PRS 123  and PRS 124  
Corequisite: PRS 202  



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