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College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ATMT 1270 - Die Theory 2

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: None

(formerly ATMT 2913)

This course provides a comprehensive understanding of die stamping components and operations.  Major elements of the course include: die stamping tooling, die stock materials and stock material feeding and handling equipment, and punch presses and accessories.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe die stamping components and operations.

Objectives:

  1. Describe die stamping operations.
  2. Describe the components of die stamping.

Outcome 2: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe die stamping tooling and the associated terminology.

Objectives:

  1. Define types of die sets.
  2. Define commonly used die set terminology.

Outcome 3: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe die stock materials and stock material feeding and handling equipment.

Objectives:

  1. Identify types of die stock materials.
  2. Describe the fabrication of die stock materials.
  3. Describe stock material feeding and handling equipment.

Outcome 4: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to describe punch presses and accessories and the associated terminology.

Objectives:

  1. Describe punch presses and accessories.
  2. Define commonly used punch press terminology.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 

  1. Types of die stamping operations
    1. Cutting, piercing, bending, forming, drawing, progressive
  2. Components of die stamping
    1. Dies, punches, pilots, stripper plates, shedders, pressure pads, knockouts, nest gauges, stock guides, pushers
  3. Types of die sets
    1. Open, back post, diagonal post, center post, four post and heel type corner post
  4. Die set terminology
    1. Die shoe, punch shoe, guide post, bushing, shank, flange, bolt slot, die area and shut height
  5. Types of die stock materials
    1. Ferrous, non-ferrous and non-metallic
  6. Fabrication of die stock materials
    1. Shearing and slitting
  7. Stock material feeding and handling equipment
    1. Reel, cradle, ram feed, hitch feed, hopper feed, dial feed, magazine feed, cam feed, chute, slide, combination feeding and straightening machines
  8. Punch presses and accessories
    1. Straight-sided, under drive, high speed, single-action, double-action, back-geared, manual, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and transfer
  9. Punch press terminology
    1. Bolster plate, ram, frame, fly wheel, tonnage, stroke, cycle, shut height and die cushion

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty
Walters, Gary
Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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