Here are some of the projects students completed:
1st year Projects
During the first year of the program, students learn the basics in manual mill and lathe operations and print reading. They move in to CNC mill and lathe in the first summer term.
2nd Year Projects - Building Dies and Molds
Second year projects include building molds and dies.
The second part of the Second year class is to build a progressive die that results in a manufactured part.
The example shown here is for the lid of a washing machine.
Manufactured Part from a progressive die
Progressive Dies - used to make manufactured part for lid of washing machine.
Student build molds and mold machine. Below are some examples of material that comes from molds and the computerized machine that uses the molds to make items.
Building Injection Molds
Students build plastic injection molds. Below are some examples of piece parts that comes from molds and the mold machine that uses the injection molds to make the products.