Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing

Industrial manufacturing is a diverse sector closely connected with engineering and industrial design. The College's manufacturing programs train students for immediate employment in Central Oregon, provide continuing skills training for local industry employees in a format designed for working adults, and provide customized skills training at local employers' request.

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Contact:

Mike Perry
541-504-2937
Building 3, Redmond Campus

Department: Natural and Industrial Resources
Department Chair: Paula Simone

Courses

MFG 100 MFG Orientation (1 Credit)

Provides new MATC students with the required information before participating in self-directed learning at MATC. Includes understanding MATC procedures, safety, manufacturing careers, introduction to lean manufacturing and computer login procedures. P/NP grading.

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MFG 101 Blueprint Reading (3 Credits)

Covers reading and interpreting industrial blueprints used in manufacturing/fabrication. Includes interpretation of line types, geometric tolerancing and dimensioning, surface finish callouts, auxiliary views, and orthographic projection.

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MFG 102 Blueprint Reading Sheet Metal (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Provides student with training to read and interpret various types of sheet metal blueprints. Covers line and print development, sheet metal layout, pattern drafting and bend allowances, maximum utilization of material, identification of sheet metal types and grades, correct use of sheet metal for the application and sheet metal bend and shear strengths.

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MFG 103 Welding Technology I (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

First course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces basic welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for introduction to perform 1F and 2F weldments using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) welding and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel.

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MFG 105 Welding Technology II (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 103.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Second course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Introduces intermediate welding processes, safety, nomenclature, and equipment operation for the advancement of more difficult weldments in the 3F and 4F position using shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) and gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on mild steel.

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MFG 107 Welding Technology III (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 105.

Final course in a three-course sequence focused on introductory level skills used in structural plate welding in accordance to AWS D1.1 Structural Steel Welding code. Advancing to more difficult weld joints such as 1G and 2G V-groove butt joint on plate using the SMAW and GMAW process and destructive bend test. Perform outside corner joints in all positions. Introduces the GTAW process in 1F and 2F positions on mild steel and aluminum.

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MFG 110 Manufacturing Processes I (4 Credits)

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introduces material removal operations emphasizing safe operational practices. Includes basic part layout, hand tools, drill press, bandsaw, manual milling, and manual lathe processes with an emphasis on production speeds and feeds.

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MFG 112 Manufacturing Processes II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Continued student proficiency development in machining operation including speed and feed calculations, milling machine and lathe practice.

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MFG 114 Manufacturing Processes III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Final course in the basic manufacturing processes series. Continued student proficiency development in the operation of basic machine tools, introduction to computer numerical control programming and operations, and a capstone project to demonstrate machining proficiency.

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MFG 119 Manufacturing Design and Drafting Techniques (4 Credits)

Introduces solid modeling software (computer aided drafting) used in design and manufacturing. Includes using the software to capture design intent through part development and creating assemblies with these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.

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MFG 119M Mechanical Drawing Techniques (4 Credits)

Introduces Mechanical Drawing Techniques used in design and manufacturing. Includes practical applications using drafting techniques to capture design intent through part development and to create assemblies using these parts. Adheres to engineering and manufacturing standards and formats.

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MFG 133 Quality Assurance (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

An introductory quality control course that includes precision and semi-precision measuring, digital measuring tool operations, measuring practice using digital gauges, micrometers, depth gauge and height gauge measuring tools. The course also includes an introduction to statistical process control and pneumatic gauging topics.

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MFG 161 CNC Project I (4 Credits)

Provides opportunity to complete a culminating project representing the skills developed in the CNC Machining one-year certificate.

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MFG 188 Special Studies: Manufacturing Technology (1-4 Credits)

Explores topics of current interest in the discipline.

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MFG 199 Selected Topics: Manufacturing (1-3 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

This course is in development.

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MFG 201 Bench Work (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Using hand tools, files, hacksaw, chisels and coated abrasives. Includes shop safety, hand tapping, thread measurement, arbor press operations, micrometer and vernier caliper reading.

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MFG 202 Metals Preparation (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Bandsaw, cold saw auto stop operations, ironworker hole punching and abrasive power tool operations. Includes safety, profile cutting, shearing, material identification, blade welding, blade selection and offhand grinding operations.

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MFG 210 Vertical Milling (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Vertical milling machine operations. Includes safety, work holding, table set-ups, power feeds, digital read-out operation, cutter selections, climb and conventional cutting and spindle speed changes.

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MFG 214 Lathe Operator I (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Introductory manual lathe operations training. Includes safety, machine maintenance, quick-change tooling, chuck set-ups, compound taper cutting, general turning and drilling operations.

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MFG 216 Lathe Operator II (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Advanced lathe operations training. Four-jaw chucking, taper turning, carbide cutting tool selections, boring, single point threading, thread measurement and other precision turning operations.

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MFG 246 Mechanical Troubleshooting (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

This course is an overview of mechanical drive systems and safety, key fasteners, power transmission systems, lubrication concepts, plain bearings, ball bearings, roller bearings, and gaskets and seals.

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MFG 250 Additive Manufacturing (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100.

Introduces additive manufacturing concepts including various processes used in rapid prototyping. Design and create sample parts with a three-dimensional printing process.

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MFG 254 Manufacturing Jigs and Fixtures (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Jig and fixture design practices. Includes clamps, locators, degrees of freedom, radial and conical locators, templates, automated clamping and modular fixturing.

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MFG 256 CNC Mill Programming (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110.

Recommended to be taken with: MFG 257.

Introduces basic programming skills used on the CNC Mill.

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MFG 257 CNC Mill Setup & Operation (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 256.

Introduces basic operation and setup used with Fanuc compatible CNC Mill machining centers.

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MFG 258 Mastercam Mill (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100, MFG 110 and MFG 119.

Introduces Mastercam Mill operational basics. Includes terminology relevant to computer aided drafting/computer aided modeling work. Covers the use of the Mastercam Mill menu structure and system management.

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MFG 259 CNC Lathe Programming (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110.

Recommended to be taken with: MFG 260.

Introduces basic programming skills used on the CNC lathe.

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MFG 260 CNC Lathe Setup & Operation (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100 and MFG 110.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 259.

Introduces basic operation and setup used with Fanuc compatible CNC Lathe machining centers.

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MFG 261 Mastercam Lathe (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100, MFG 110 and MFG 119.

Recommended to be taken with: MFG 259 and MFG 260.

Introduces Mastercam Lathe operational basics. Includes terminology relevant to PC-based CAD/CAM work. Covers the use of the Mastercam Lathe menu structure and system management, 2 1/2 axis wireframe geometry creation, and toolpath creation for output of CNC "G" code for CNC lathe.

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MFG 264 Automated Cutting (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 119 or MFG 119M.

Utilize CAD tools to lay out and generate code for efficiently cutting material using a CNC plasma table or other 2D CNC tool. Includes design, tool set-up, tool maintenance, code editing, and safe operation of tools to create a final product.

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MFG 266 Manufacturing Cost Estimation (2 Credits)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Cost estimation techniques used in the analysis and planning of manufacturing projects. Includes software estimates, manufacturing costs, standard vs. actual costs, fixturing and welding-related topics.

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MFG 267 Oxygen-Fuel and Plasma Cutting (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 100.

Covers gas torch, air carbon arc, and plasma gas cutting. Includes torch setup and maintenance, flame setting, diagnostics, track torch operations, circle cutting, and carbon arc scarfing practice.

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MFG 268 Production CNC Operations Mill (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 256 and MFG 257.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 258 and MFG 270.

Provides opportunity to evaluate efficiency of a parts manufacturing process using a mill. Covers methods to improve efficiency.

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MFG 270 CNC Fixture Design Mill (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 119 and MFG 257.

Provides methods beyond the basic use of a vice in order to hold and machine irregularly shaped parts using a mill.

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MFG 271 SMAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes SMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 272 GMAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes GMAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 273 SMAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 271.

Includes SMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 274 GMAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 272.

Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 275 SMAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 273.

Includes SMAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 276 GMAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 274.

Includes GMAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 277 Production CNC Operations Lathe (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 259 and MFG 260.

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 261 and MFG 278.

Provides opportunities to evaluate the efficiency of a parts manufacturing process using a lathe. Covers methods to improve efficiency.

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MFG 278 CNC Fixture Design Lathe (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 119, MFG 250, MFG 257.

Covers methods beyond the basic use of a chuck in order to hold and machine irregularly shaped parts using a lathe.

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MFG 279 CNC Project II (4 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 259, MFG 260, MFG 261.

Provides opportunity to complete a culminating project representing the skills developed during second year of the Manufacturing Machining Technician AAS.

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MFG 280 Co-op Work Experience Manufacturing (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Provides experience in which students apply previous classroom learning in an occupational setting. Credits depend on the number of hours worked. P/NP grading.

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MFG 281 GTAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes GTAW butt joint weldments with mild steel and stainless steel sheet along with mild steel and aluminum plate in various positions.

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MFG 282 FCAW I (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 107.

Includes FCAW butt welding of mild steel plate in all positions with and without backing as well as various configurations and progressions.

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MFG 283 GTAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 281.

GTAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 284 FCAW II (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 282.

Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds on 2” and 6” pipe in 2G and 5G positions.

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MFG 285 GTAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 283.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

GTAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G position.

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MFG 286 FCAW III (3 Credits)

Prerequisites: MFG 284.

Includes FCAW welding complete joint penetration welds of 2” and 6” pipe in 6G, qualification test practice, and construction of saddle tees.

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MFG 288 Industrial Fabrication (3 Credits)

Prerequisites with concurrency: MFG 273; MFG 274; MFG 283; and MFG 284.

Includes metal fabrication focusing on blueprint interpretation, proper fit techniques, length and width allowances, welding processes, utilization of jigs and fixtures, and performance evaluation.

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MFG 289 Material Handling-Fork Lift Safety (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Focuses on identifying and ordering sheet metal materials plus the safe storage and handling of those materials. Includes OSHA safety regulations and fork lift operation and safety.

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MFG 290 Certification Test Preparation AWS I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Testing materials preparation for Level One Weld Certification Testing. Includes materials test sample preparation, set-up, testing, grinding samples and evaluation. P/NP grading.

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MFG 291 Certification Test Preparation NIMS I (1 Credit)

Prerequisites: instructor approval.

Recommended preparation: MFG 100.

Testing materials preparation for Level One NIMS Certification Testing. Includes materials test workpiece preparation, set-up, testing and evaluation activities. P/NP grading.

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MFG 298 Independent Study: Manufacturing (1-4 Credits)

Prerequisites: Instructor approval.

Recommended Preparation: Prior coursework in the discipline.

Individualized, advanced study to focus on outcomes not addressed in existing courses or of special interest to a student. P/NP grading.

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