MACH 131 - Mill I
3 credits (1 lecture, 4 lab)
This course is designed to introduce the student to the milling machine, its parts, operation, and application. Classroom and laboratory activities will include the basic setup and operation of the vertical milling machine, its accessories and attachments, speeds and feeds, metal cutting techniques, drilling and reaming. Students will mill parts to specification using appropriate safety procedures.
Prerequisites/Corequisites: DRFT 114.
This course can be completed by obtaining the following National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) certification skills: job planning, bench work, and layout, drill press skills and Milling I (Machining Level I Standard).
Butler County Community College does not offer coursework that leads to NIMS certification.