Hand Tools, Part 2

4.0 12 Reviews SKU: GMHT200CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Maintenance mechanics work with a variety of hand tools to perform many jobs, so it is important for mechanics to understand the function and care of common hand tools. Mechanics should know how to select the correct tool for any given job and how to use tools efficiently and safely. This course discusses the proper use and general care of pliers, vises, clamps and punches.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Slip-Joint Pliers
  • Identify what is meant by slip-joint pliers.
  • Explain how pliers increase a person's mechanical advantage.
  • Show how slip-joint pliers can be used to grip both thin objects and relatively thick objects.
  • Explain the difference between lap-joint pliers and box-joint pliers.
  • List precautions to be followed when using slip-joint pliers.
  • Specialized Pliers
  • Identify what is meant by locking pliers.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of locking pliers.
  • Identify what is meant by parallel jaw pliers.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of parallel jaw pliers.
  • Identify the difference between round-nose pliers and needle-nose pliers.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of round-nose pliers and needle-nose pliers.
  • List precautions to be followed when using locking pliers, parallel jaw pliers, round-nose pliers, and needle-nose pliers.
  • Cutting Pliers and Snap-Ring Pliers
  • Define what is meant by cutting pliers.
  • Explain the differences in design and use of combination pliers, linemen's (side-cutting) pliers, diagonal cutting pliers, and wire strippers.
  • List precautions to be followed when using cutting pliers.
  • Explain the function of snap-ring pliers.
  • Identify external snap-ring pliers, internal snap-ring pliers, and convertible snap-ring pliers.
  • Vises and Clamps
  • Identify what is meant by a vise.
  • Indicate differences in design and use of the mechanic's bench vise, the machinist's bench vise, the bench and pipe vise, the drill press vise, the chain pipe vise, and the yoke pipe vise.
  • Describe what is meant by soft jaws.
  • Identify what is meant by a clamp.
  • Indicate differences in design and use of C-clamps, spring clamps, and welding table clamps.
  • List precautions to be followed when using vises and clamps.
  • Demonstrate proper procedures for cleaning and storing clamps and vises.
  • Punches
  • Define what is meant by a punch.
  • Describe the design and use of prick punches, center punches, drift punches (drifts), pin punches, alignment punches, and hole (gasket) punches.
  • List safety precautions to be followed when using punches.
  • Describe proper care and storage procedures for punches.

Customer Reviews

8/4/2019

awesome teaching

“awesome teaching”

Suzette M. Verified Customer

7/25/2019

very informative

“very informative”

Ralph B. Verified Customer

7/4/2019

very detailed

“very detailed”

Rick C. Verified Customer

7/2/2019

Excellent

“Excellent”

Jesus A. Verified Customer

6/21/2019

Videos were broken and did not play

“Videos were broken and did not play”

Nicholas K. Verified Customer

6/20/2019

good job

“good job”

Joseph H. Verified Customer

1/31/2019

none at this time

“none at this time”

Kenneth S. Verified Customer

1/17/2019

GOOD COURSE!!!

“GOOD COURSE!!!”

Todd R. Verified Customer

1/7/2019

good

“good”

Norberto C. Verified Customer

11/26/2018

good

“good”

Shon H. Verified Customer

10/24/2018

old but still remains true

“Old but still remains true.”

CLINTON K. Verified Customer

10/24/2018

Great information. Module needs to be updated.

“Great information. Module needs to be updated.”

Eric F. Verified Customer

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