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Toolmaker

Entry Level Assessment Blueprint

Specific Competencies and Skills Tested in this Assessment:

Written Assessment:

Administration Time: 3 hours
Number of Questions: 196

Areas Covered:

11% Lathes
6% Shaper/Slotter
12% Mills (Vertical and Horizontal)
11% Grinders
11% Heat Treatment / Welding / Blacksmith
7% Jig Bore
7% Horizontal Boring Mill
20% Bench / Area
11% CNC
4% Inspection

Sample Questions:

The lathe steadyrest is used to support

A. the carriage
B. the compound
C. the tailstock center
D. long shafts

Roughing the teeth on a worm wheel is done by

A. gashing
B. toothing
C. slotting
D. hobbing

A tooling ball is generally used to

A. measure dove tails
B. locate radii
C. measure angles
D. locate angular holes

The speed of a band saw is designated by

A. sfpm
B. rpm
C. spm
D. ipr

The thickness of the material to be cut determines the pitch of the band saw blade to be used. When cutting thin materials, use a

A. fine-pitch blade
B. coarse-pitch blade
C. hook-tooth blade
D. blade having less than six teeth per inch