Basic Die Making-Die Theory – Apprentice (8/17-9/30/20)
August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This course is designed to teach the principles of blanking and/or piercing dies; bending; screwing and dowel holes; die life; punches; pilots; die-block construction; strippers and stock guides; shredders and knockouts; nest gages; pushers; die stops; stock materials utilization and strip layout principles.
Course Objectives: Students will learn basic techniques and theories of building and stamping dies along with the essential facts of cutting and forming operations.
- Types of dies
- Die Construction
- Cutting Clearance
- Metal forming
- Die maintenance
Date: 8/17-9/30/20 (NO CLASS ON 9/7/20)
Sessions: 13, (39 hours)
Times: 6-9 pm, M & W
Location: MA Offices 320 Busser Rd, 2nd floor
Cost (member): 429+book
Cost (non-member): 642+book