Drill motors convert pneumatic or electrical power into rotational motion, which is used to rotate drill bits or other accessories mounted in the drill motor. These hand tools are used in many different areas of manufacturing.

Learning Objectives
  • List common types of drill motors
  • Describe the components of a drill motor
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 0.8

A quality hole results in less rework and lower overall manufacturing costs. In this course, you will learn about good drilling techniques which will help ensure you know how to drill a quality hole. 

Learning Objectives
  • List the characteristics of a quality hole
  • Describe how different speeds and amounts of pressure affect the quality of a hole
  • Describe how heat affects the quality of a hole
  • Describe deburring tools
  • Describe common hole defects
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.1

This course introduces you to a specialized drill motor called the Winslow drill. The Winslow drill enables you to drill multiple holes at the same time, ensuring that they are the oriented correctly in relation to the hole for a special fastener.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the parts of a Winslow drill
  • Explain how to adjust the countersink depths
  • Describe the operation of a Winslow drill
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 0.7

Pneumatic compression riveters, sometimes called squeeze riveters or rivet squeezes, allow a single person to install rivets faster and more consistently than when using a pneumatic rivet gun.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe two types of compression riveters
  • List the components of a compression riveter
  • List the components of compression riveter dies
  • Explain setting up a compression riveter
  • Describe installing a rivet with a compression riveter
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 0.9

Rivet guns and blind rivet pullers are used to install rivets by driving or pulling them. These tools make it possible to join workpieces into an assembly.

Learning Objectives
  • List the components of a rivet gun
  • Explain the purpose of a bucking bar
  • Describe how a rivet is installed using a rivet gun
  • List the components of a blind rivet puller
  • Describe how a rivet is installed using a blind rivet puller
Language: English
Estimate Time (Hrs.): 1.1