At a Glance:

Advisors:
Floyd: Bartley Jenkins

Bartley Jenkins, Program Director & Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: D119
Phone: 706-295-6998
Email:
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

Credentials

A.S., Floyd College; Diploma, Coosa Valley Technical Institute


Walker: Philip Shirley
Philip Shirley, Instructor of Machine Tool Technology
Office: 104
Phone: 706-764-3693
Email:
Campus: Walker County Campus
Department: Industrial Technologies, Machine Tool Technology

Credentials

B.S. Bryan College, A.A.S., Dalton College; Diploma, Appalachian Technical College

Tool and Die Specialist (TA11)

Offered at the Following Campuses

  • Floyd County Campus
  • Walker County Campus

Program Overview

The Tool and Die Specialist technical certificate of credit program provides advanced study in Machine Tool Technology to prepare students to become Tool and Die Specialists. Program objectives are to provide a sequence of advanced courses in the area of Tool and Die to enhance the basic skills of graduates of the Machine Tool Technology program and to provide advanced training for employees in the machine tool industry.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (16 hours)
AMCA
2205
5
Pre-req: MCHT 1011, MCHT 1015, MCHT 1017, MCHT 1119, MCHT 1120 This course provides instruction in design, construction, selection, and safe use of dies required for mass production. Topics include die components, types of dies, types of presses, tool and die drafting, and related math.
AMCA
2210
3
re-req: MCHT 1011, MCHT 1015, MCHT 1017, MCHT 1119, MCHT 1120 This course provides practical application for theory and competency areas addressed in AMCA 2205, Die Design I. Students will be assigned the manufacture of punches and dies utilizing a variety of advanced machines. Topics include punches, dies, mounting die components, assenbly and setup procedures, and safety.
AMCA
2230
5
Pre-req MCHT 1011, MCHT 1015, MCHT 1017, MCHT 1119, MCHT 1120 This course provides a continuation of AMCA 2205, Die Design I. More advanced theory and projects will be presented. Topics include related formulas, calculations of blends, draw die calculations, fastners, spring selection, and tool and die design.
3
re-req: MCHT 1011, MCHT 1015, MCHT 1017, MCHT 1119, MCHT 1120 This course provides PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THEORY AND COMPETENCIES IN amca 2230. Topics include application of related formulas, calculations and manufacture of bends, draw die manufacture, manufacture of fastners, spring sleection and safety.