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Scribes, Optical Center Finders, and Drill Blocks JC-HAN-2004


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Course Description

An important part of creating tooling is defining patterns and the locations of holes for cutting and drilling. Toolmakers use optical center finders and scribes in combination with templates when laying out tooling and drill blocks to ensure holes are drilled correctly.

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

• State the purpose of layout dye

• Describe how layout dye is removed after machining

• Explain the use of scribing tools

• Describe the purpose of an optical center finder

• Describe the purpose of a drill block

Estimated completion time (hours): 0.8