Apr 24, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024 
Catalog 2023-2024

AUM 187A Automotive Milling Machine Processes

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Credits: 3

Covers basic milling processes, work-holding methods, cutter identification, selection and use, speeds and feeds, adapters, tool holders, and application. Includes operation of milling machines as applied to typical automotive machining operations.

Prerequisite: AUM 185A  with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Practice industry-approved safety practices while operating a milling machine.
  2. Identify and distinguish types and related functions of milling machines.
  3. Apply operational parameters including setup, speed and feed, and depth of cut to milling operations.
  4. Use milling machine operations to remake automotive components.
  5. Select work-holding devices, tool holders, and cutters for milling machine operations on automotive applications.
  6. Use milling machine accessories and attachments for automotive machining operations.

Content Outline
  • Safety
  • Milling Machine Styles
  • Work-Holding
  • Tool Holding
  • Cutter Selection
    • Horizontal
    • Vertical
  • Operational Parameters
    • Cutting Speed
    • Feed Rate
    • Depth of Cut
      • Radial
      • Axial
  • Accessories
    • Indexing Equipment
    • Rotary Tables
    • Offset Boring Head