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Introduction to Metal Removal / PS1103


Having a general knowledge of the various tools and methods used for metal removal can dramatically increase a person's ability to problem solve in the manufacturing environment. After taking this hands-on course using manual machines, the student will have an understanding of various manual machining applications such as: grinding, milling, turning & drilling.

General Outline:

  • Understanding metal removal processes
  • Recognizing common cutters
  • Metal removal terminology
  • Job planning and processing parts
  • Understanding how to make a chip
  • Job set-up equipment
  • Proper job set-up
  • Types of manual machines
  • Identifying hand tools

  • Who Should Attend:

    Entry-level machinists, mold-makers, tool & die makers, fixture builders and metal workers with no previous formal machining training will greatly benefit from this course.

    This course is not currently scheduled. Please email us at for information about the next offering or if you are a business looking for customized training.

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