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Manufacturing Technology

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Manufacturing Technology

Manufacturing Technology

At College of the Redwoods, Manufacturing Technology includes programs such as drafting and design for manufacturing, machining operations, process control, computer-controlled manufacturing, and more. 

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for a research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below.

Also try:

Key words from your textbook chapters or glossary
Plural and singular forms of words; other endings, for example, drill or drills or drilling; threads or threaded
Synonyms or variant forms of words. Acronyms and their spelled-out equivalents
Words for specific types of equipment, tools, techniques, methods of practice

  • abrasive saw
  • angular measurement
  • annealing
  • arbor press
  • assembly drawing
  • ball bearing
  • bores and shafts
  • Brinell hardness
  • bushing
  • calipers
  • CAM
  • cams
  • case hardening
  • chip formation
  • chuck component
  • CNC
  • cold saw
  • computer aided manufacturing
  • computer numerical control
  • cutter
  • detail drawing
  • dial measurement
  • digital measurement
  • drill press
  • engine lathe
  • face milling cutter
  • ferrite
  • file
  • gage blocks
  • grinding
  • grinding wheel
  • hacksaw
  • hand reamer
  • hardening
  • hardness testing
  • horizontal band cutoff
  • horizontal spindle mill
  • isometric drawing
  • lathe spindle
  • machine hazards
  • machine shop tools
  • machine tool operator
  • machining
  • machinist
  • manufacturing engineer
  • materials science
  • mechanical drawings
  • mechanical engineer
  • mechanical hardware
  • metric system
  • metallurgy
  • micrometers
  • mill vise

Manufacturing Technology Classes

Check the Manufacturing Technology department website for a list of the degrees and certificates offered and a complete list of classes. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.