Industrial Maintenance and the Tools of the Trade Training

201-01 Working Principles of Simple Machines

When you complete this lesson you will be able to describe several simple machines used to make work easier. These simple machines are the inclined plane, wedge, lever, screw, pulley, gears, and the wheel and axle.

  • Describe how the inclined plane serves to make work easier
  • Describe how a wedge serves to make work easier
  • Describe how a lever serves to make work easier
  • Describe how a screw serves to make work easier
  • Describe how a pulley serves to make work easier
  • Describe how a wheel and axle serves to make work easier
  • Describe how gears serve to make work easier

201-02 Hand Tools, Part 1

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain safety precautions to take when working with hand tools. You will be able to explain and describe various types of wrenches, hammers, screwdrivers, and pliers commonly used in industrial facilities.

  • Explain safety precautions to take when working with hand tools
  • Identify and describe the types of wrenches used in industrial facilities
  • Identify and describe types of hammers used in industrial facilities
  • Identify and describe types of screw drivers used in industrial facilities
  • Identify and describe different variations of pliers used in industrial facilities

201-03 Hand Tools, Part 2

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain and describe various types of saws, files, chisels, punches, vises, clamps, and levels commonly used in industrial facilities.

  • Identify the characteristics and purposes of different types of hand saws used in industrial facilities
  • Identify the characteristics and purposes of different types of files used in industrial facilities
  • Identify the characteristics and purposes of various types of chisels and punches used in industrial facilities
  • Identify the characteristics and purposes of various types of vises and clamps used in industrial facilities
  • Identify the characteristics and purposes of different types of levels used in industrial facilities

201-04 Portable Power Tools

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain some safety precautions to follow when working with portable power tools. You will be able to identify and describe various types of grinders, impact wrenches, power drills, power screwdrivers, and power saws used in industrial facilities.

  • Explain some safety precautions to take when working with portable power tools
  • Describe various types of grinders used in industrial facilities
  • Describe impact wrenches used in industrial facilities
  • Describe portable power drills used in industrial facilities
  • Describe powered screwdrivers used in industrial facilities
  • Identify and describe types of power saws used in industrial facilities

201-05 Torque Wrenches

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to explain the need for torque wrenches in machining and maintenance operations. You will also be able to describe the various types of torque wrenches available and explain the proper procedures for their use.

  • Identify the purpose of a torque wrench
  • Describe basic types of torque wrenches
  • Explain the proper procedures for using a torque wrench
  • List some techniques to ensure accuracy when using a torque wrench