Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Apprentice & Training Program – Pekin Campus | Evaluated Learning Experience
Machine Alignment II (M301)
40 hours (1 week).
October 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: use ratios to straight edge align shafts; explain rim/face dial indicating; calculate shim corrections for rim/face alignment using the rate of change to calculate skim correction; perform reverse dial indicators procedures; calculate thermal growth on rotating machinery; and properly and safely use hand and power tools.
Major topics include: machine alignment, rim/face dial indicating, shim corrections, rotating machinery and thermal growth. Methods of instruction include lecture, demonstrations, quizzes, projects, examinations and supervised field experience.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 2 semester hours in Millwright, Carpentry, or Construction Technology (9/16) (4/22 revalidation).