Overview

MECHANICAL THREADED FASTENERS – MTF

Course Outcome

This series is a MUST HAVE for all technical schools, technical colleges, and training centres. This is the ENTRY level training required in all mechanical trades.

5 Modules

The complete course consists of 5 video modules and 1 PDF manual which include self-assessment

Module 1 – Overview of Mechanical Threaded Fasteners

At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

Identify by name those threaded fastener types most commonly encountered in general engineering industry (with emphasis on mechanical engineering)

Module 2 – Sizes and Threaded Types

At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Identify and describe fasteners by size (measuring)
  • Identify and describe fasteners by thread (gauging)
  • Identify and compare Metric versus Imperial fasteners
  • Read a thread / size chart

Module 3 – Selection and Fitment

At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Select fasteners on the basis of size, length and type required, by gauging and measuring
  • Order and describe fasteners for store / requisitioning purposes
  • Identify replacement criteria in-situ
  • Describe good working practices with fasteners

Module 4 – Tool Selection and Usage

At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Select the correct type and size spanner, wrench or socket for the situation
  • Describe safe working practices and use of tools
  • Describe the types, usage and care of torque wrenches

Module 5 – Thread Maintenance & Repair

At the end of this module the learner will be able to:

  • Complete a visual inspection of fasteners and threads
  • Clean up (chasing) of threads (methods)
  • Remove broken fasteners (studs)
  • Fit threaded inserts (Heli-coil)

 

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