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Brazing and Soldering

Both brazing and soldering are common methods of joining metals, with uses in various industrial applications. This program covers the array of common brazing and soldering methods, including torch brazing, batch furnace brazing, continuous furnace brazing, dip brazing, induction brazing, iron soldering, and wave soldering.

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Measurement and Gaging

This program begins with an introduction to the core concepts regarding measurement. These concepts include precision, resolution, accuracy, repeatability, and reproducibility. Standards are addressed featuring sections on gage blocks and surface plates.

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Re-Engineering the Manufacturing Enterprise

Cross-functional teams replace top-down management, core business processes replace departmental functions, employees are empowered to effect changes, flexibility and rapid response become paramount, and most importantly - the customer becomes a full-fledged partner in your organization. Through case studies with Black & Decker, Aeroquip Corp., and Himont Corp., you'll understand how customer-driven production challenges are met through re-engineering the manufacturing enterprise. Plus, you'll learn critical success factors and performance measures-and how to think more creatively about your competitive position.

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Holemaking is the most common machining operation, consuming half of all cutting tools used in chip making operations. To better understand holemaking and its various applications, this Holemaking program examines drilling basics, the drill, holemaking machines, drilling operating parameters, and hole finishing operations. The Drilling Basics segment details chip generation, high pressure coolant systems, short hole drilling, peck drilling, deep hole drilling, trepanning, EDM holemaking, and laser holemaking. The Drill segment takes an extensive look at the elements that make-up the twist drill, such as the shank, flutes, drill point, cutting lips, chisel edge, and drill web. The various drill types are also featured, including: indexable insert drills, center drills, spade drills, core drills, step drills, drilling end mills, and drill jigs. The Holemaking Machines segment explores the sensitive drill press, radial drills, self-feeding drill units, multi-spindle drilling machines, and drill & tap centers. The Drilling Operating Parameters segment presents the variables of cutting speed, feed/penetration rate, drill bluntness, and drill point grinding. The Hole Finishing Operations segment covers reaming, boring, honing, roller burnishing, counterboring, and countersinking.

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This Forging program begins by outlining forging's function in refining the metallurgical microstructure of wrought mills forms, and it's use in generating parts to near-net shape from these forms. Featured are segments on the various types of forging processes, including: Open-Die Forging, Impression-Die Forging, and Related Forging Processes.

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Six Sigma

By viewing this program you will discover how a Six Sigma quality program has improved three different manufacturing organizations. Insightful interviews with both manufacturing and quality people within the various companies share their results of several of the Six Sigma programs they have run. First at Ortho Clinical Diagnostics, where they believe Six Sigma will make them number one in their industry by helping to identify, and create, permanent solutions to any manufacturing problem. Using Six Sigma problem solving techniques, a discrepancy between Ortho Clinical Diagnostics and a supplier as to the measurement specifications for an air compressor was discovered. They were able to use this information and redesign a new compressor that operated within specifications. Next at Gretag Imaging, where you will see how a photographic hardware manufacturer has improved customer satisfaction by helping to solve difficult logistical problems. The final example of Six Sigma is at Lockheed Martin's Government electronic systems plant where they've saved nearly 3 billion dollars over the last three years with a combination of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing programs. Lockheed has applied Six Sigma concepts throughout its entire organization being careful to align projects to strategic goals of the organization.

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Sheet Metal Shearing and Bending

This program examines two of the oldest manufacturing processes: shearing and bending. Shearing is the cutting of sheet metal by means of two opposing blades. It is used to cut large sheets of material into smaller more manageable sections. Bending is the creation of three-dimensional shapes out of two-dimensional material, and is a fast, economical way to produce an endless variety of parts from sheet metal and plate.

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Turning and the Lathe

Turning on the lathe is one of the most common metalcutting operations. Lathes are particularly suited to machining relatively long, cylindrical workpieces, yet can create a variety of parts ranging from small watch components to massive propeller shafts.

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Rapid ToolingRapid Parts

learn how CAD/CAM advancements in rapid prototyping (RP) let you move quickly from CAD/CAM concepts to hard tooling, via rapid prototyping methods, to make "ready-to-test" parts. You'll witness RP's acceleration beyond fragile plastic constructions that show form and only mimic function, to actual metal or engineered plastic parts from RP tooling. This best selling program shows you step-by-step techniques and actual benefits.

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Cutting Tool Materials

Because of the wide variety of machining applications, there is a need for diverse cutting tool materials. This Cutting Tool Materials program provides a broad understanding of the development of these tool materials, focusing on high speed steel tools, carbide - including its property variables, types, grades and coatings, and ceramic, cermet and superhard materials like cubic boron nitride, or CBN, and polycrystalline diamond, or PCD. The Tool Failure Modes segment focuses on edge wear & flank wear, cratering, chipping, built-up edge, deformation, thermal cracking and notching.

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