New on the job, intern or just getting started in a machine shop? This introduction gives you quick understanding of the machining concepts of the manufacturing industry.

How do you quickly get oriented as a new employee or an intern so you're ready to learn more about machining and manufacturing on the shop floor? This course explains how machining converts raw materials into finished parts through cutting and shaping, defines the differences between milling and turning, and explains when to choose manual or CNC milling.

Working in the manufacturing industry involves many technical terms that require definitions and explanations to help you learn and grow. This course explains how milling works, describes how it differs from turning, and identifies the two most-common types of machine tools: manual and CNC.

You'll understand when each of these technologies is most useful and what types of parts they produce. 


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