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Jigs & Fixtures- Apprentice (1/19-3/2/23)

January 19, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm





This course is designed to give the student an understanding and working knowledge of how and why jigs and fixtures are designed and built as they are. Two fundamental tool design principles, simplicity and economy, are constantly stressed. The student will learn how to save money in production of a fixture by learning to be cost-effective while ensuring that the tool has the capacity to perform all its intended use/ function.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the student will understand jigs and fixtures, their purpose in manufacturing, and have a limited ability to assist in design and build.

Course Outline:
Basic Types and Function of Jigs and Fixtures
Purpose of Tool Design & consideration of design economics, basic construction principles
Supporting and locating principles
Designing and constructing
Welding and inspection tooling
Tool Materials
Clamping and Work-holding Principles
Tool Drawing


Date: 1/19-3/2/2023
Sessions: 13 sessions  (39 hours)
Times: 6 – 9 pm T & TH
Location: MA Training Center-3405 Board Road, York PA 17406
Cost (member): $495
Cost (non-member): $685+book


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  • Can not be the same as the person registering unless PO# is provided
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    PO # must be emailed to Training@mascpa.org if not available at registration, before the 1st day of class.
  • PO # must be emailed to Training@mascpa.org if not available at registration.
  • *All self pays must be paid in advance of attendance. *Company payments are due 30 days post receipt of invoice.
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January 19, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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