Product code: FMAEFSB
Title: Shearing Basics
Instructor: Steve Benson
Safetly produce quality cuts on your shear!
Shears are a common piece of fabrication equipment found in many job shops, tube mills, and stamping operations. Varying in size from small hand-held shears and foot operated kick shears to state-of-the-art, fully automated hydraulic shears, they can be used for a wide range of metal cutting operations. Through easy-to-understand lessons, instructor and course facilitator Steve Benson will explain the components of a shear, basic operation, and provde simple tips and tricks that will help you safely produce quality cuts on your shear.
About the course
Shearing Basics consists of five modules covering the topics of: parts of the shear, the cut, rules and operation, gauging tricks, and safety. The content of each module is delivered using a combination of audio instruction, diagrams, photographs, flash videos, simulations, case studies, interactive games, and review questions to address a variety of learning styles. The course concludes with a comprehensive quiz.
This course is designed for newly and minimally skilled shear operators; and industry professionals looking to increase their knowledge of expert shear operation.
About the instructor
Steve Benson has more than 30 years experience in the sheet metal industry. He is president of ASMA, a supplier of software, textbooks, and training for press brake operators and engineers. He has authored seven press brake texts, programmed related software, and currently publishes the Precision Sheet Metal Chronicle. Steve is an active member of FMA's Precision Sheet Metal Technology Council.
Anytime, anyplace online learning
The e-Fab format combines the elements of traditional live seminars with the acessibility and flexibility of online learning. Each course is available online 24/7, 365 days a year, enabling you to choose when and where you want to learn. You can complete the course from your office, home, or on-the-road. All you need is an internet connection.
6 months of unlimited access
Order now. Within 3 business days of registering for the course you'll be emailed your log-on instructions, which will include a link to the course, user name, and password. Your registration gives you unlimited access to the course for six months. It's up to you to decide when you want to complete it: all in one sitting, or each lesson individually until the entire course has been completed.
This product is available for free to CompanyPLUS members.