Required Tools/Equipment

Note: Borrowing required tools is not allowed.

The following are required before any shop activity, including MCH 121.

  • 1 each Safety Glasses *
  • 1 each 6" Flexible Steel Rule with 32nd and 64th increments one side, and 10th and 100th increments on the other side
  • 1 each Scientific Calculator with Fractional Function (Casio fx-260 SOLAR FRACTION model, with a a/b is preferred)
  • 1 each Combination Lock

The following personal tools are required to be purchased before starting course MCH 150 or higher.

  • 1 Machinists' Ready Reference
  • 1 6" Dial Caliper (Starret #120 or equivalent)
  • 1 each Black Permanent Marker Pen
  • 1 each Set of Hex-head (Allen) Wrenches - 1/16" to 3/8"
  • 1 each Open-end / Box-end Wrenches - 3/8" to 3/4"
  • 1 each Silica Carbide Hone Stone – for Carbide Tools
  • 1 each Aluminum Oxide Hone Stone - for HSS Tools
  • 1 each Dial Test Indicator w/ dovetail mounts (Starrett #709AZ or equivalent)
  • 1 each Magnetic Base Indicator Holder (Noga #DG61003 or equivalent)
  • 1 each Universal Indicator Holders (Indicol #178 or equivalent)
  • 1 each Dial Indicator (Starrett #655-441J or equivalent)
  • 1 each Cemented Carbide Right-hand Turning Tool - 1/2" Shank; Grade: C5, K21 or all-purpose *
  • 1 each Cemented Carbide Left-hand Turning Tool - 1/2" Shank; Grade: C5, K21 or all-purpose *
  • 3 HSS 5/16 square blanks *
  • 1 each Edge/Center Finder (3/8" x .200 or 1/2" x .200) *
  • 1 Thread Center Gage (Unified National) *

* See instructor prior to acquisition.


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