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Drilling Composites Project - Skill Group Pathway is a Program

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To drill a quality hole in composite material, you need to have good basic drilling knowledge and skills. This project teaches you these skills.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • List some qualities of composite material
  • Understand the hazards of working with composite materials
  • Define a quality hole
  • Understand how to drill a quality hole in composite material
  • Recognize some common hole defects that occur in composite materials
  • Recognize hole location information on an engineering drawing
  • Explain where to find the tools and other supplies needed to create an assembly
  • Properly measure and mark hole locations in this assembly
  • Properly secure the assembly in the vise
  • Install a pilot bit in a drill motor
  • Drill pilot holes into an assembly

Estimated completion time (hours): 7.8