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Overview

Classroom Option

Monday – Wednesday
May 24, 25, 26
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

$1,000.00

Contact:

Christa Sterling
csterling@ccsu.edu
860-832-2277

Blueprint Reading

DOL Funding & WIOA Eligible

This program is designed to help workers develop the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints, skills which are essential to the success of any quality improvement or scrap reduction effort.

Details

Curriculum

This program is designed to help workers develop the basic skills required for visualizing and interpreting industrial prints, skills which are essential to the success of any quality improvement or scrap reduction effort.

Content Outline:

Total Manufacturing Prints
Basics of Manufacturing Prints
Reading of Manufacturing Prints
Lines and Views of Manufacturing Prints
Dimensions
Tolerances
Surface Texture
Threads
Fasteners
Machine Terms and Holes
Machining Requirements
GD&T
Types of Manufacturing Prints and CAD
Gears

Who Should Enroll

Anyone interested in developing these skills. No prior experience required.

Instructor

Mr. Jim Speck, P.E.

Jim Speck has provided technical training including Blueprint Reading to a wide range of industrial and commercial personnel. Jim is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut and has held technical and management positions with the Holo-Krome Company, Crescent Manufacturing and the Johnson Gage Company. Jim is the author Mechanical Fastening, Joining and Assembly, 1st and 2nd editions. He completed an apprenticeship at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard and holds degrees from Drexel University and the Hartford Graduate Center.

Location

Central Connecticut State University
185 Main Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Room: TBD

Testimonials

Learning how to read blueprints and the basics of the subject. Mr. Speck is a great instructor. Highly recommended. Fall, 2019

The book and material covered were very relevant and helpful to my work experience. Jim was an excellent and knowledgeable professor. Fall, 2019

Kept the attention of the class by relating content to real world experiences. Fall, 2019

Presents material in a clear and concise manner. Mr. Speck was an outstanding professor. The most knowledgeable man I’ve ever met. Fall, 2019

Great class! Great instructor! Spring, 2019

The book and material covered were very relevant and helpful to my work experience. Jim was an excellent and knowledgeable professor. Spring, 2019