ME101 Metal Shop Basics
2020-01-09 18:00 to 2020-01-09 20:00 (US/Pacific)
You will learn to work with cutting and shaping tools for metal. The focus of this course will be on thicker pieces of metal such as steel and aluminum tube and angle iron, though we will touch on thinner materials like sheet metal as well. This class will cover general machine shop safety, process specific safety, and general use of OSML’s chop saw, sheet metal sheer/brake/roller, metal band saw, drill press, and both angle and pedestal grinders.With the successful completion of this class, you can use the tools named above in the Metal Shop whenever you work at OSML as a member. (Student members 16-17 years old must be supervised by an adult member who has also completed this class successfully).
Class length: 2 hours
Cost: $60 for both members and non-members (includes materials fee)
Maximum class size: 4
Minimum age: 16 (students ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)
Safety: Please wear long pants. Long hair should be tied back, and closed-toed shoes should always be worn in the lab area.
Instructor: OSML staff