Introduction to Manufacturing Processes - Revised

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Learn about manufacturing processes such as Casting, Forming, Cutting and Joining.
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    2-3 Hours
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  • Certification

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Manufacturing industries are a vital component of all modern economies and all of them require employees who are skilled in, and knowledgeable about, manufacturing processes.

This Introduction to Manufacturing Processes will give you a detailed understanding of processes such as casting, forming, cutting and joining. It will review aspects of surface and optical materials engineering as well as examine a number of case studies related to these processes.

The course is ideal for employees in manufacturing industries or business, professionals who want to learn more about this type of work, and anyone who might be seeking a job or career in a manufacturing industry.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognise that the manufacturing has many components affecting it.
  • Identify and Explain the different types of casting processes.
  • Discuss the process of forming materials for manufacturing.
  • Identify the reason for using cutting as a secondary manufacturing operation.
  • Recognise the reason for using joining in manufacturing operations.
  • Recognise the difference between brazing and soldering.
  • Discuss the different types of Adhesives that can be used for Joining.
  • Discuss solid-state welding, the ways it can be performed and fusion welding
  • Recognize and understand the reactions and effects objects can have on light that comes into contact with them


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