This unit covers preparing, grinding, checking and reassembling production tooling.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


MEM12023A - Perform engineering measurements

MEM18001C - Use hand tools


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following performance criteria: - reading and interpreting drawings and instructions; - planning a sequence of operations; - selecting and using appropriate tools, and; - entering routine and familiar information on to proforma and standard workplace forms.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - sequence of operations to be performed; - function of coolant and dust extraction devices; - hazards associated with tool and cutter grinding operations; - the standard grinding wheel shapes; - range of abrasive materials used in grinding wheels; - the effect of the following grinding wheel features on wheel selection and application: grain size of abrasive particles; grade or strength of bond material, and; structure of grain spacing and dressing processes; - function and application of the full range of tool and cutter grinding accessories; - preparation requirements for tool maintenance; - requirements for checking: dimensions and tolerances, and; geometry and tolerances; - surface finish; - use and application of personal protective equipment; - safe work practices and procedures.

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