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Jigs & Fixtures (6/2-7/2) Apprentice

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New Dates: June 2-July 2!

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.

Course Objectives:

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.

Course Outline:
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
Tool Materials
Clamping and Work-holding Principles
Tool Drawing

Book Requirements:
Name: Jigs and Fixtures Design 5 e
Author: Edward G. Hoffman
ISBN: 1-4018-1107-8
Cengage Learning

Date: NEW DATES 6/2-7/2/20
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


  • All self pays must be paid in advance of attendance.


June 2
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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