APR 171 - Sheet Metal Basic Layout
Designed for state-recognized apprentices employed in the sheet metal trade. Course is an introduction to shop equipment and safety; and shop hand tools required for the course. Students will gain knowledge in sheet metal working drawings and blueprints. General topics include: basic layout, techniques, and modification of duct work and fittings.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify shop equipment and understand basic safety in the sheet metal shop.
2. Begin to read, interpret, and visualize sheet metal working drawings and blueprints.
3. Differentiate between the three different types of layout and employ these techniques in making duct fittings.
4. Recall proper allowances needed to complete fabrication and repeat the proper order in which fittings are laid out.
5. Deduce and illustrate proper cut sheets and working view of fittings.
6. Label the ductwork properly.
7. Modify existing duct work to fit a given situation.
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