Machine Shop Math | Tom Stikkelman | Skillshare
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6 Videos (48m)
    • Calculating a bolt hole circle.

    • Calculating angled tool paths Pt1.

    • Calculating angled tool paths Pt2.

    • Calculating angled tool paths Pt3.

    • Simple formulas for right angle triangles.

    • How to calculate a chord


About This Class

Hello and welcome to this course Machine Shop Math.

In this course you will learn how to calculate simple mathematical formulas used in everyday machine shop or manufacturing environment.

At the end of this course you will be able to calculate:

  • Right Angle Triangles.
  • A straight line segment called a Chord.
  • Bolt hole circles.

You will learn how to identify the triangles needed to calculate the X and Y coordinates when programming a CNC mill.





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Tom Stikkelman

CNC programmer and machinist

My name is Tom Stikkelman and after graduating high school in Amsterdam, Holland I emigrated to Los Angeles, California where I joined and served in the U.S.Marine Corps for four years. After completing my military career, I started my machinist apprenticeship in the aerospace manufacturing industry and worked on very large aircraft parts such as landing gear, wing sections for the B-2 bomber and bulkheads used for structural support on airplanes. In 1992 I moved to Memphis Tennessee and sta...

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