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Jigs & Fixtures (3/31-4/30/20) Apprentice
March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
As of 3/18/20- For the benefit of our Members & Students
all in person Apprentice Classes are on hold until further notice
This course is designed to give the student an understanding and working knowledge of how and why jigs and fixtures are designed and built as they are. Two fundamental tool design principles, simplicity and economy, are constantly stressed. The student will learn how to save money in production of a fixture by learning to be cost-effective while ensuring that the tool has the capacity to perform all its intended use/ function.
Upon completion of the course, the student will understand jigs and fixtures, their purpose in manufacturing ,and have a limited ability to assist in design and build.
Basic Types and Function of Jigs and Fixtures
Purpose of Tool Design & consideration of design economics, basic construction principles
Supporting and locating principles
Designing and constructing
Welding and inspection tooling
Clamping and Work-holding Principles
Name: Jigs and Fixtures Design 5 e
Author: Edward G. Hoffman
Sessions:10 sessions (30 hours)
Times: 6 – 9 pm T & TH
Location: MA office, 320 Busser Rd
Cost (member): $408+book
Cost (non-member): $612+book