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Assessment Name: Job: Machinist: Tool Room - UPDATED
Number of Questions: 200
Description: The assessment for tool room machinists tests for an understanding of manual machine operation, cutting tool theory, part inspection, grinding operations, and workpiece material properties. This assessment also thoroughly addresses print reading and math skills. Test questions are based on class material from the abrasives, inspection, manual machining, materials, metal cutting, quality, safety, shop mathematics/print reading, and workholding departments.
Instructions: This online test requires uninterrupted access to a computer with an Internet connection. For math-related questions, please have paper and pencils on hand for your calculations. Textbooks, calculators, and other electronic devices are NOT allowed.

The assessment covers the following classes:

Class Functional Area Format Difficulty Version Department
Classes 1 to 10 of 100
Intro to Abrasives 100

This class defines abrasive processes and explains the major groups of abrasive tools.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Abrasives
What Is Grinding? 110

This class describes the grinding action, explains how chips are formed, and covers wheel maintenance and safety.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Abrasives
Grinding Processes 120

This class identifies the major types of grinding operations and explains how they are performed on the machine. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Machining Online Beginner 1.0 Abrasives
Grinding Variables 200

This class identifies the most common variables that occur during grinding, with an emphasis on speeds and feeds. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 Abrasives
Grinding Wheel Materials 210

This class describes common abrasive and bond materials for grinding wheels, as well as their applications.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 Abrasives
Grinding Wheel Geometry 220

This class describes the major types of grinding wheels listed in the ANSI standard and explains the relationship between wheel geometry and workpiece shape.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 Abrasives
Dressing and Truing 230

This class describes the common methods used to balance, true, and dress a standard grinding wheel.

Machining Online Intermediate 1.0 Abrasives
Basic Measurement 110

This class introduces the basic measuring devices used in the shop to ensure part quality. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection
Linear Instrument Characteristics 115

This class describes the various characteristics of linear measuring instruments and explains how variation affects the inspection process. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Beginner 1.0 Inspection
Calibration Fundamentals 210

This class describes the calibration process and explains how measuring instruments are traced back to national and international standards. Includes an Interactive Lab.

Foundational Online Intermediate 1.0 Inspection