Equipment/Tool Design and Development

Provided by: ToolingU

This class will introduce you to basic machine design concepts, common die assemblies, and inspection devices. You will also learn about current developments in nanotechnology and nanomanufacturing.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the role of equipment and tool design
  • Describe key considerations in machine design
  • Describe key considerations in die design
  • Identify the components of a die
  • Describe common pressworking dies
  • Describe forging dies
  • Describe die casting and extrusion dies
  • Define tolerance and tolerancing methods
  • Describe working, inspection, and master gages
  • Describe XX, X, Y, and Z gages
  • Describe common gages used in manufacturing
  • Describe common inspection devices
  • Describe nanotechnology and the nanoscale
  • Describe nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for engineers in R&D working towards design/simulation/testing of products/processes/systems.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, 1st level supervisors

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

2 hrs



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