Manufacturing Process Applications: Part I

Provided by: ToolingU

This class introduces common metal shaping operations, including sheet and bulk metal processes, extrusion, forging, casting, and powder metallurgy.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe common metal shaping processes
  • Distinguish between hot working and cold working
  • Distinguish between sheet metal and bulk metal
  • Describe sheet metal shearing
  • Identify common sheet metal cutting processes
  • Describe sheet metal bending
  • Describe sheet metal drawing and roll forming
  • Describe bulk metal
  • Describe bulk metal rolling and drawing
  • Describe metal extrusion
  • Describe forging and common forging machines
  • Describe common forging methods
  • Identify the basic parts of a mold
  • Describe green sand casting, shell molding, and reusable mold methods
  • Describe investment casting and evaporative casting
  • List the steps involved in powder metallurgy
  • Describe the advantages of PM.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for Manufacturing personnel, including technicians, engineers, and managers

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Business



Employee Type

New Applicants, Operations teams, 1st level supervisors, Leadership

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

2.5 hrs



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