Nov 24, 2020  
Academic Program Manuals 2020-2021 
    
Academic Program Manuals 2020-2021

Machine Technology Program Policies & Procedures


Non-Discrimination Statement

To view the full Non-Discrimination Statement, please visit the College Catalog & Student Handbook or the college website.

Disability Services/Accommodations

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations for special services should contact the IHCC Disability Services office for assistance. Services are available to students who need classroom accommodations, interpreters and/or specialized equipment.

Students who are requesting accommodations must document their disability by providing a written statement signed by a school counselor, physician, psychologist or other health care professional. Statements must include: (a) a description of the disability, (b) a statement of how the disability prohibits one or more major life activities and is a barrier to the student’s full participation in the program, and (c) a description of the specific accommodations to be provided. (Requested accommodations must be related to the individual’s specific disability.)

All requests for accommodations should be made prior to enrollment.

Students should make their requests for accommodations to the Disability Services office at the time they are applying for admission and, preferably, no later than six weeks prior to the beginning of each academic term. All student requests are dealt with in a confidential manner. Students should contact Disability Services by calling (641) 683-5749 (Ottumwa) or (641) 856-2143, ext. 2214 (Centerville) or by email at disabilityservices@indianhills.edu.

Accreditation

Indian Hills Community College is a public post-secondary institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the Higher Learning Commission, 30 North LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, and (800)621-7440.

Indian Hills Community College is also accredited by the State of Iowa, Iowa Department of Education, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146, (515)281-8260.

Program Learning Outcomes

The following list of program learning outcomes describes the knowledge and skills the student should be able to demonstrate upon completion of the program.

  • Practice safe operation of industrial equipment in the laboratory.
  • Demonstrate proper selection and use of the various measuring tools related to machining.
  • Demonstrate proper operation and setup of drill press and its accessories.
  • Demonstrate proper operation and setup of an engine lathe and its accessories.
  • Demonstrate proper operation and setup of vertical mill and its accessories.
  • Analyze and interpret blueprints utilized for proper machining of industrial parts.
  • Demonstrate basic computer skills necessary for the machining industry.
  • Demonstrate entry-level competency in the operation, setup and programming a CNC Lathe and Mill.
  • Develop basic welding techniques required for an entry-level machinist.
  • Develop drawings and machine programs utilizing current CAD/CAM software.
  • Demonstrate and apply the theories of Jig and Fixture design.
  • Describe and demonstrate the various hand tools used in machining.

Lab Rules

  • Required attire
    • Safety Glasses
    • Close Toed Shoes
  • Prohibited Practices
    • Hooded Sweatshirts
    • Long hair must be tied up and back
    • Jewelry, rings, necklaces
    • Horse Play
    • Cellphone use while operating a machine
    • Headphones
    • Tobacco use
    • Profanity
  • Expectations for Success
    • Maintain appropriate attendance and punctuality
    • Respect school and private property
    • Use Respectful communication
    • Work efficiently and independently
    • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Maintain a clean work environment

Required Tools

Safety Equipment

  • Safety Glasses
  • Steel Toe Boots (Optional)

Term 1 Required Tools

All tools listed below are available at the Indian Hills Bookstore

Cutting Tools (Consumables)

  • (5) No.3 60D HSS Center drill and countersink
  • (5) AL6 3/8 Square C5 Carbide Tool Bit
  • (5) AR6 3/8 Square C5 Carbide Tool Bit
  • 115 piece HSS jobber drill set
  • #8-32 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • #10-24 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • #10-32 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 1/4-20 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 1/4-28 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 5/16-18 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 5/16-24 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 3/8-16 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 3/8-24 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 7/16-14 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap
  • 1/2-13 4 Flute HSS Hand Plug Tap

Measuring Instruments

  • 6” steel rule
  • Precision Parallel Set
  • Precision 6” Digital/Dial Caliper

Hand Tools

  • 1/2 X 1/2 X 6” 180 Grit Square Select Polishing Stone
  • 8” Single Cut Flat File with Handle
  • Dead-blow Hammer
  • Inch & MM Long Arm L-Hex Key Set
  • Center & Prick Punches
  • Magnetic Pocket Scriber

Term 2 Required Tools

All tools listed below are available at the Indian Hills Bookstore

Cutting Tools (Consumables)

  • (5) 3/8 X 3 M2 HSS Square Tool Bit
  • 20 piece 3/16-3/4 X 1/16 2 & 4 Flute SEM set
  • (4) ER6 3/8 Square C5 Grade Tool Bit
  • 1/2” Diameter 82 Degree Countersink
  • 3/4” Diameter 82 Degree Countersink
  • SER 0500 F16 1/2” Shank External Threading Tool Holder
  • 16 ER AG60 P25c/Gold V Partial Threading Insert
  • ID Threading Tool .290X1.000 DPTH X 5/16 Shank

Measuring Instruments

  • 0.4-7MM 4-42TPI Screw Pitch Gage
  • 60 Degree Stainless Steel center Gage
  • Center Finder/Wiggler Set W/Indicator Holder
  • 0-1” Outside Vernier Micrometer
  • 1” Travel Indicator with Mighty Mag base
  • Square head Protractor

Term 3 Required Tools

All tools listed below are available at the Indian Hills Book store

Cutting Tools (Consumables)

  • (5) No.4 60D HSS Center drill and countersink
  • (5) No.6 60D HSS Center drill and countersink
  • (5) No.2 60D HSS Center drill and countersink
  • 1/8 X 3/4 X 6 Cobalt Cut off Blade
  • (2) RC375080 3/8 RH .080” Cut Off Tool Bit
  • SVJBR082 Screw on Turning Tool-holder
  • (5) VBMT221 ICP55 Carbide Turning Insert
  • A06MSCLCR2 Screw on Steel Bar
  • CCMT2151LF HC210 Hertel Carbide Turning Insert

Measuring Instruments

  • Magnetic Base w/ arm indicator holder
  • Dial Test Indicators Graduation: 0.0005 In. Dial Reading: 0-15-0 Point Length: 0.700 In.Center 3 1/8 X 2” Class H Steel Square with Bevel Edge

Hand Tools

  • 11 Piece Cobalt Vargus Blade and Handle Deburring Set

Appendices

  • Student Information Sheet
  • Mandatory Attendance Policy