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MANU 3314 - Tool Design

Mechanical Manufacturing Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Examines the design of special purpose tooling, process planning, design considerations of various types of jigs, fixtures, gauges, metal cutting dies, feed mechanisms, presses, scrap strip-layout and the use of standard tooling components. AutoCAD and Carr Lane tool design assistance software will be utilized.


MECH 1210 and MECH 2202 and MECH 2240



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Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Specify manufacturing process capable of producing fits, tolerances and surface finishes specified by the design.
  • Use CSA standard for geometric tolerancing to dimension component drawing.
  • Discuss and describe dies for metal blanking and piercing.
  • Discuss and describe simple bending nad forming dies.
  • Discuss and describe simple progressive die sets.
  • Utilize 3-2-1 priciple for part location in a holding fixture.
  • Select appropriate part holding devices when designing fixtures (strap, cam, toggle clamps, etc.).
  • Design work holding devices for turning equipment - collets, chucks and turning fixtures.
  • Utilize a dividing head for rotary indexing.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

MANU 3314 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Mechanical Engineering Technology (Mechanical Manufacturing Option)
    Full-time   Diploma


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