MATL 201: Toolmaking Theory I

Class Program
Credits 3
The design and application of cutting tools and tool holders will be studied. The theory and procedures for setup and operation of Wire and Sink Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM), along with the tooling involved in these processes, will also be covered. Toolmaking procedures for the design and construction of jigs, fixtures, and inspection gages will be included in the coursework. Students will study the design, construction, and terminology involved with metal stamping dies including blank and pierce, compound, progressive, and bending and forming dies. (F)