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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

IT 265 - Jig and Fixture Design

Credit Hours: 3

Instruction in the design of drill jigs, milling fixtures, weld and assembly fixtures and press tools. Basic principles covering the proper locating, supporting and clamping of parts in jigs and fixtures are emphasized. Includes single minute die change and flexible manufacturing systems concepts.

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • explain the principles of location and design of jigs and fixtures;
  • design jigs and fixtures for a variety of applications;
  • design devices for locating work and guiding cutting tools;
  • obtain accurate measurements to check tolerances; and
  • prepare a workplace layout by using methods analysis to maximize productivity.

Prerequisites: MT 121 or permission of the instructor.
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