Successful manufacturing requires mastery of a critical body of knowledge that includes essential concepts in applied mathematics, measurement and inspection, safety, and quality/lean.
Materials are very important to manufacturing and determine how well your application performs. Today, options include metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites, to name a few.
Machining best practices are specific to either the task or the device. For grinding, metal-cutting, or work holding, many tools can be used to complete the task.
Every workplace requires an understanding of the essential safety practices and topics that help employees to avoid potential hazards.
The Elements of the Cutting Processes provides an introductory overview of the common metal cutting operations