Tooling Concentration

Tooling ConcentrationTheory of Prod Fix Assemblies (MFGT 130)  In this course focus is placed on developing an in-depth understanding of the science and methodology used in processing fixture assemblies. This course covers advanced measurement and inspection, advanced machining operations, and in-depth study of jigs and fixtures (i.e.: applications, design, construction, and assembly), specialized workholding systems, and cost estimating. Prerequisites: MATH 115. Typically Offered Spring only.

Prod Fixture Assemblies (MFGT 131)
In this course focus is placed on developing skill in processing fixture assemblies. This course covers the application of advanced precision measuring equipment, application of advanced machining operations, in-depth application of jig and fixture concepts (i.e.: design, construction, assembly, and try out/troubleshooting), and application of specialized workholding systems. Prerequisites: MFGT 110, MFGT 113, MFGT 114, MFGT 160, PDET 122 and MATH 115. Co-requisite: MFGT 130. Typically Offered Spring only.

Theory of Prod Metalform Tool (MFGT 210)
In this course focus is placed on developing an in-depth understanding of the science and methodology used in metal forming and stamping operations. This course covers: die design interpretation, die components, stamping methods, material bending calculations, tool steel selection, heat treating operations, mathematical formulations for die building, and an in-depth study of metal stamping and forming operations. Prerequisites: MATH 115. Typically Offered Fall only.

Prod Metalform Tooling (MFGT 213)
In this course focus is placed on developing skill in processing metal form tooling. This course covers the application of die design, program management, computer numerical control machining, die component manufacturing, measurement and inspection, application of advanced machining operations, in-depth application of metal forming and stamping (i.e. : design, construction, die assembly, and die tryout/;troubleshooting). Prerequisites: MFGT 130, MFGT 131, MFGT 140 and MFGT 141. Co-requisite: MFGT 210. Typically Offered Fall only.

Plastics Technology for MET (PLTS 325)
Provides the student in the manufacturing engineering technology program with the basic terminology of plastics and elastomers, the nature of the plastics and rubber industry, the end-use applications of plastics and rubber, the basic operational processing techniques for plastics and rubber, and the safety procedures applicable to the plastics and rubber industry. Pre-Requisites: Manufacturing Engineering Tech students only. Typically Offered Spring Only

Prod Plastic Mold Tooling (MFGT 231)
In this course focus is placed on developing skill in processing plastic mold tooling. This course covers the application of plastic part design, plastic mold design, and the in-depth application of mold making processes (i.e.: utilizing modular work holding systems, toolpathing 3-D mold cavities, utilizing high-speed machining techniques, utilizing plunge EDM, and mold try out and trouble shooting. Prerequisites: MFGT 130, MFGT 131, MFGT 140 and MFGT 141. Co-requisites PLTS 325. Typically Offered Spring only.