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Manufacturing Skills Programs

Basic Electricity Training

This course covers the basic concepts of electricity and electronics.

Basic Pneumatics Training

Basic pneumatics principles and equipment operation will be presented. Pneumatic symbols and print reading will be explained. Various pneumatic devices and circuits will be examined and constructed by students. Program delivery will emphasize hands-on training as well as academic theory. Customer-specific pneumatic operations and configurations may also be included.

Basic Hydraulics Training

Basic hydraulic principles and equipment operation will be presented. Hydraulic symbols and print reading will be explained. Various hydraulic devices and circuits will be examined by the students. Program delivery will emphasize hands-on training as well as academic theory. Customer-specific hydraulic operations and configurations may also be included.

Electro-Mechanical Motor Controls

Motors, motor-controls, and related circuit devices are covered in this course. Troubleshooting methods for motors and control units will be covered as well. Both hands-on exercises and theory content will be provided. Customer-specific applications will also be discussed and analyzed.

Programmable Logic Controller {PLC) Training

This course presents a practical and theoretical approach to the programming and operation of programmable logic controllers. The course is designed to enhance the participant's knowledge of electric motor control by using PLCs.

Manufacturing Measurements

This course covers methods of measurement in the manufacturing environment. Topics include rulers, micrometers, the vernier scale, calipers, depth and bore gauges, and other customer-specific measuring devices. Hands-on exercises are provided.

Inspection Processes

The inspection processes and methods used at your facility are discussed in this course. Theory of inspection, quality principles, and professional practices are also discussed with the participants. Customer-specific inspection exercises may also be incorporated into this training program.

Blueprint Reading

This course prepares students to fully utilize blueprints within the manufacturing environment. Theory of print reading as well as practical examples from the customer facility are utilized. At the completion of the session, participants will be able to work with facility documentation.

Loctlte: Theory and Practice

This course details proper application of Loctite products and other anaerobic threadlockers and sealants for superior assembly quality and cost savings. Theory as well as hands-on exercises can be incorporated into this training program.

Torque: Theory and Practice

This program details proper application of torque in the assembly process. Practical details, such as use of a torque wrench, are discussed as well as basic physics to understand the importance of torque are presented. Hands-on exercises using shop-approved tools can also be incorporated into this exercise.

Wire Harness Manufacturing Program

This comprehensive program covers all essential elements of the WHMA (Wire Harness Manufacturers Association) standard as it pertains to fabrication of wire harnesses and cable assemblies.

Soldering

This session covers tecluliques of traditional as well as resistance soldering. Fundamentals of electronics assembly are also discussed.

Crimping

This session covers various tecluliques of crimping terminals onto wire. Automated and manual processes are discussed.

Inspection and Assembly Suitability

Inspection of electronics assembly and wire-harness suitability are discussed in this session.

Harness Restraints

Appropriate use of tie-wraps and other securing techniques are discussed in this session.

Basics of Electrical Assembly

This course covers topics involving electrical and electronic assembly in industry. Contents are customer-specific based on processes used within their facility.

Health and Safety (OSHA Compliant)

Required elements of plant health and safety are discussed in this program. This course can also include advanced topics as needed for specific work environments. A plant~wide safety audit can also be included with this program and plant-specific results and environmental issues can be presented.

Shop Mathematics

This course covers industry-necessary mathematics. Topics include metric-english conversion, fractions and decimals, precision, and other topics. Plant-specific issues can also be incorporated into the program. Both theory and practical problems are presented.