Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

MFG-324 Turning Operations (Turning in a Chuck - NIMS) (3.00)

Introduces basic and advanced lathe operations dealing with turning parts in different types of chucks. Covers general lathe practices pertaining to turning in a chuck, lathe tool grinding, lathe nomenclature, proper use of lathe tooling as applied to turning in a chuck and lathe safety. Emphasizes teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving through hands-on experience and practical applications. This course aligns with NIMS (National Institute of Metalworking Skills) standards. Credits: 3, Hours: (2/2/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B