Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-614-237 059252 Engineering & Manufacturing Processes
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-614-237 ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING PROCESSES introduction into the manufacturing & production environment, illustrating the basic concepts of machine setup and fixture design, pattern making, material selection, thermoforming, die making, short run production molds. (Prerequisite: 10-614-234, Molding Process/Tech; 10-614-138, CNC Machining-Advanced)
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Investigate how Manufacturing Systems operate.
  2. Summarize the various health and safety measures used in the industry.
  3. Explore the historical and current state of plastics.
  4. Investigate the most common plastics used in the manufacturing industry.
  5. Investigate the various plastic processing methods.
  6. Differentiate the various fasteners used in the industry.
  7. Explore the fundamentals of the sand casting process.
  8. Explore various types of precision metal working processes.
  9. Investigate the various production metal finishes.
  10. Explore the various plastic finishes in the manufacturing industry.
  11. Investigate the various types of adhesives and glues used industry.
  12. Explore the metal forming manufacturing processes.
  13. Explore the various fixturing options used in manufacturing.
  14. Explore new industry processes or trends.