Summary: Manufacturing and Product Development Industry Sector
Metal 1 An introductory course offering students the opportunity to work hands-on under the teacher's direction to develop key skills in sheet metal, art metal, bench metal, ornamental iron, machine tolls, forge and foundry. Drawing and design in metal, the use of hand tools, simple machine tools use such as the grinder, drill press, and portable electric drill, will be covered. A "safety attitude" will be developed regarding work and general living.
Metal II Covers more advanced machine tool operations on the lathe and milling machine. Reading micrometer and venier caliper to do accurate work, and doing the math for machine work is used to determine R.P.M., tapers, and cutting speeds. Threads, how they are used and formed, as well as pattern development in sheet metal, will be studied. Semester two of this course will be spend expanding skills on the above machines, as well as improving in gas and arc welding.
Advanced Metal Students will develop projects that will improve and expand their knowledge and skills in areas such as welding sheet metal and machine work.
Period 1: Metal I (beginning) Period 2: prep time Period 3: Metal I (beginning) Period 4: Advanced Metal Period 5: Woodshop Period 6: Metal II (intermediate)