Tooling & Fixturing

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: ENGL 1276 College Composition or ENGL 1277 Technical Communications and GSTP 1225 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing, GSTP 1235 Metallurgy and Heat Treating, GSTP 2230 Barreling and Chambering, GSTP 2269 2 Piece Stockmaking, GSTP 2280 Riflesmithing, MTTP 1208 Measuring Tools, MTTP 1245 Machine Fundamentals

Co-Requisite None

In this course, students learn advanced machine set-ups, the fabrications of specialized tooling and the application of manual machines utilized in the firearms industry.  They will fabricate specialized tooling pertinent to the gunsmith.  To reinforce a student¿s understanding of tool fabrication the design, heat treatment and finishing of tooling will be analyzed and practiced.

Transfer Curriculum Goal(s): none